The new single from Los Angeles based Chinese American pop artist Raylee Forest, 'Mask' lands with a brilliant sound that is influenced by both Western and East Asian pop sounds.
Taken from her upcoming EP, 'Mask' is an enthralling, avant-garde pop tale that is filled with a mysterious whirlwind of blossoming melodies and notes of a dreamlike romance. Raylee writes about the many shapes of her emotions, from animalistic to reclusive, while creating an imaginative wonderland of vibrant pop harmonics that contrast with lush classical notes.
Raylee is an artist of extraordinary vision and audacity is set to redefine the very essence of the mainstream pop genre. With an unwavering commitment to innovation and a fervent desire to challenge the status quo, this trailblazer is poised to bring something truly revolutionary to the world of popular music.
As she continues to evolve as an artist, Raylee is preparing for the release of her highly anticipated EP. The lead single 'Mask' is an enthralling, avant-garde pop tale that is filled with a mysterious whirlwind of blossoming melodies and notes of a dreamlike romance. She writes about the many shapes of her emotions, from animalistic to reclusive, while creating an imaginative wonderland of vibrant pop harmonics that contrast with lush classical notes.
Originally from China but now calling California and Vancouver home, Raylee's musical inspiration spans across continents, genres and eras. Rooted in a classical foundation, she draws inspiration from the timeless works of Beethoven and Chopin, you can hear their compositions echoing in her work. Growing up immersed in the melodic allure of East Asian pop, her sound has a unique touch of sentimentalism and romanticism that distinguishes it from its Western counterparts. Meanwhile, the influence of pop icons such as Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Avril Lavigne, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Celine Dion have left an indelible imprint on her artistic soul. This visionary artist weaves together a tapestry of sonic marvels that defy expectations and shatter boundaries. By embracing the raw energy of rock, the soulful rhythms of R&B, and the pulsating beats of hip hop and EDM, her sound transcends categorization, pushing the envelope of what pop music can be.
Fueled by an insatiable thirst for artistic exploration, this maverick creator fearlessly experiments with unconventional song structures, unexpected chord progressions, and unique music production that delve into the depths of the human experience. Each composition becomes a meticulously crafted masterpiece, meticulously designed to challenge the listener's preconceptions and ignite a sense of wonder within their soul.
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