Track of the Day: So Heavy by Ruuth

Written by James Roriston

Intimate and heartfelt, Ruuth is already demonstrating exciting pop-star potential.

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Hailing from a small island off the German coast comes Ruuth, an exciting new voice. Her latest single “So Heavy” mixes deep lyrical play with a beautifully light and airy musical texture. Definitively ‘pop’ with bubbling electronic backing, Ruuth, who pens her own songs lives up to her "cinematic" self-description. Now Berlin-based, Ruuth looks set to grow off the back of her new single.

Ruuth has picked up support from 5 influential playlists this week

“So Heavy” mixes an emotive chord line, a lyrical melody line that touches on the nostalgic, echoing the likes of Sigrid. There’s also a beautiful tenderness to Ruuth’s higher vocal range that is stunningly delivered on this track. Also armed with a catchy chorus, "So Heavy" has all the ingredients to pick up widespread support. With features on Chill Vibes and four other influential playlists, Ruuth has picked up over 2.1 million playlist followers this week. Her artist following is also growing steadily at a rate of 3.33%, illustrating that first-time listeners are turning into engaged fans (Instrumental Music Scouting Platform).

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