Ex-Chromatics Vocalist Ruth Radelet Goes Alone With Solo EP, Shares New Single, “Stranger”
Former lead singer of disbanded electronic rock band Chromatics, Ruth Radelet, recently announced her solo debut, The other side.
In a statement, the musician explained The other side “represents a side of me as an artist that most people haven’t seen until now.”
“It also represents my coming out the other side of a traumatic experience, bringing together what I could from ‘Before’ and discovering how to exist ‘After’,” the singer said, describing making the record during a time of loss. two years. and metamorphosis. “I lost almost everything, including my father who had a huge influence on me.
“Most of the songs were written just before I got caught up in a storm of big change, and they were all finished just when life started to be sweet again. It’s fair to share some of the last chapter before to move on to the next, and although it’s a melancholy record, for me, The other side is a step towards a bigger and brighter future,” she added of her first solo project.
With the announcement today (September 7), Radelet has shared her latest single “Stranger”, a haunting and lonely portrait of a blindingly busy city, the song showcases the singer’s deep, factual voice, a its as beautifully dark and monochromatic as the accompanying video.
According to Radelet, the track is “about a specific kind of loneliness that I only felt in Los Angeles. Although the song is very much about nostalgia, it’s more about a place than a person. The lyric I could never hold you in my hands talks about the feeling of always being outside and looking inside, of the city that never fully opens its doors to me.
The 5-track EP will be released on October 7th.
Before “Stranger”, Radelet introduced fans to his solo sound with the single “Crimes”, released in April this year. Spooky and synth-filled, “Crimes” proved Radelet’s ability to pick up the pieces and forge his own artistic path early on.
LIST OF TRACKS:
4. “Be careful”
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