(COMPLEX) Premiere: Stream Raphaelle's 'Postmodern' EP
(MUSIC IS MY LIFE) Raphaelle – ‘No More PillowTalk’ / ‘Simple Things’
Raphaelle has spent the last few months teasing the release of her new project by sharing a handful of records, and today the 20-year-old NYC-based singer finally delivers her Postmodern EP. The seven-song project builds upon her previously released tracks "Simple Things," "No More Pillow Talk," and "I Was Insane" by showcasing her wonderful vocals and intimate lyricism.
"Music is a beautiful thing because it is a universal language that connects with everyone. No exclusions," Raphaelle told Complex via email. "We are all human and gravitate to honesty and that is what Postmodern is about. The whole songwriting process was and is therapeutic for me; each song is a personal story. By the time I finish a record I feel free. Like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders. I make music so I can function everyday."
Through those musical therapy sessions Raphaelle has tapped into a very sincere and relatable view on life and everything that falls in between, whether that be love, heartbreak, or personal struggles that she's experienced. "I createdPostmodern in hopes to inspire whoever came across it that you have the power to be a strong and confident individual no matter what you're going through," she added.
Stream Raphaelle's Postmodern EP below and keep up with the singer onFacebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Her EP launch event will take place at the The Cutting Room next Tuesday (April 19) in NYC.
(HUBWAV) Raphaelle Gives Us Chills With “Simple Things”
After watching Raphaelle’s videos for ‘No More PillowTalk and ‘Simple Things’ I feel as if I just stepped out of a time machine.
Raphaelle channels the passion, the emotions, the powerful vocals from some of the greats like Ella and Nina. It’s a joy and a pleasure to listen to this young woman sing.
In support of her debut EP, ‘Postmodern’ which will drop on iTunes next month, the sultry singer released these two tracks, I can’t wait to hear the next single.
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(MUGATUNES) Simple Things - Raphaelle (Music Video)
Grab some coffee during your lunch break while you play this joint.
She just hit us with the release of her debut single a few weeks ago and now Raphaelle keeps her momentum going with the release of new track, “Simple Things.”
She pairs the track with a visual companion of her and her band hitting the studio and just jammin’. The message on the track is very clear, “Our generation is consumed by a virtual world. We have lost touch with reality and what it truly means to enjoy the simple things.”
Lookout for her upcoming Postmodern EP dropping next month.
(HYPETRAK) Raphaelle Shares Video for “Simple Things”
“Our generation is consumed by a virtual world. We have lost touch with reality and what it truly means to enjoy the simple things.
Sometimes in life we become so distracted by the most mundane tasks that we tend to overlook the little things that matter most to us. Friends. Family. New relationships.
New to NYC, rising star Raphaelle wants us to rethink our everyday stresses and reminds us to enjoy the "Simple Things" in life. Want more Raphaelle in your life? Checkout this visual for "No More PillowTalk" and be on the lookout for her EP Postmodern out next month.
“The one common thing everyone can relate to is real raw emotion and I want to share that.
(MISSBISH) Listen to Raphaelle’s Soulful Song “Simple Things”
Following her powerful debut single, "No More PillowTalk," rising singer Raphaelle shares her latest single "Simple Things." The message of the song is clear and simple:
"Our generation is consumed by a virtual world. We have lost touch with reality and what it truly means to enjoy the simple things."
Accordingly, the visual companion shows the NYC-based singer hitting the recording studio with her band to turn a special performance of her latest record. Definitely a perspective that we appreciate. Watch the video above, and be on the lookout for Raphaelle's upcoming Postmodern EP, which is due next month.
Earlier last month, Raphaelle debuted her single “No More Pillow Talk,” and now she’s back and sharing her soulful song “Simple Things.”
“Our generation is consumed by a virtual world. We have lost touch with reality and what it truly means to enjoy the simple things,” says Raphaelle. There is no downtime for the New York City native. Listen to the “Simple Things” above as Raphaelle takes us behind the scenes in creating this meaningful song.