Nuha Ruby Ra’s ‘6 In The Morning’ Is A Walk On The Wild Side

"A fiction based on true events..."

Nuha Ruby Ra has shared her dark, stormy new single ‘6 In The Morning’.

Picture the scene: it’s 6am at some warehouse space in East London, and you’re at the after party for the after party. Then some guy leans over, picks up the aux, turns off the music, and… starts playing his own song.

Fiction? Nah, Nuha Ruby Ra has been there. New single ‘6 In The Morning’ documents her experiences with aggressive masculinity, and it’s an imposing return, reminiscent of Nadine Shah in places, or those early Bad Seeds records.

Part of her new EP ‘Machine Like Me’ – out on March 17th via Brace Yourself Records – it’s little more than rhythmic pulse and spoken word, her venomous utterances conveying a musicality of their own.

She comments…

A fiction based on true events in the life of an east London musician who’s affiliated with the south. Set in a party at my Hackney Wick warehouse where everyone was invited. 

It starts with me walking down the stairs from my bedroom after getting dressed up, the party’s started and the scene we’ve spent a week building has come to life. Do you really live here? A few surprises walk through the door as always. Not always good. The music’s great. 98% of everyone I see I love. I must avoid being punished in a corner. 

Oh wow. You’re here…

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Billie Turnbull

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