Sunday, April 28th
RuthAnne releases her soulful, heart rendering piano ballad “It Is What It Is”, on November 23rd via The Other Songs. “It Is What It Is”, the 4th track taken from her debut album (rel 2019), follows singles “Liquid”, “The Vow” and “Take My Place”.
The official video for “It Is What It Is” was filmed at the London Palladium, directed by Elle Lotherington (Loyle Carner, Plested, Liv Dawson, Banx & Ranx) and will be released the same day.
Watch Here: https://vimeo.com/298222471/18431245c9
Listen Here: https://soundcloud.com/theothersongs/it-is-what-it-is-master-2/s-gijAG
After exploring the Hip Hop / Soul territory on “Liquid”, her upcoming release, “It Is What It Is”, takes things back to RuthAnne’s artistic core; a relatable lyric and a world class vocal performance. “It Is What It Is” is a piano ballad co-written with Fraser T Smith (Adele, Dave, Stormzy, Sam Smith); a live studio recording of the two of them in one take. Further production was attempted but nothing could reach the magic of the stripped back piano live take. RuthAnne says:
“‘It is what it is’ is a lyric I have always wanted to write as it’s such a universal phrase. The song is about the bittersweet acceptance you experience in the final days of a toxic relationship, letting go and having respect for yourself”.
Living in the UK, RuthAnne started as a brand new artist in March 2018. In the last year, RuthAnne has built up an online following of almost 50k, has played live supporting Alanis Morrissette, Third Story, Niall Horan and X Ambassadors, and has recently been confirmed as the main support for Hozier in December. She's already written her album, which will be led up to by an incredible string of tracks set for release in Q1 2019. RuthAnne has continued to collaborate with a whole host of high profile artists in the studio, including Zedd, Martin Garrix, Sigma, and Snakehips, and has also written a track with John Legend on his 2018 Christmas record (“No Place Like Home”).
Ruthanne recently won ‘Woman of The Year’ at the Irish Tatler Awards and was Vevo’s Artist of the Month in October 2018. She appeared on the cover of Weekend Magazine in The Irish Independent and garnered support from the likes of The Times, Complex, Clash, Wonderland and Billboard.
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