Raveena Dazzles On New Single ‘Pluto’

"It’s a song about loss, but woven into the most joyful soundbed..."

Future soul voyager Raveena touches down once more on new single ‘Pluto’.

The songwriter is a long-time CLASH favourite, and her 2022 album ‘Asha’s Awakening’ proved to be one of the very best released that year. Since then she’s lain low, finessing her craft and working out where the muse will take her next.

As it happens, the answer is slightly interstellar. New single ‘Pluto’ is a wonderful piece of zero gravity alt-soul, with her jazz leanings providing a real sense of flexibility to that dulcet vocal.

In a note, she reveals that this beautiful new single actually relates to loss, while also re-learning the acceptance of joy.

She comments…

“This record is so inner child for me. It’s a song about loss, but woven into the most joyful soundbed. When making it, I was remembering the feeling of having my little walkman and listening to the most euphoric pop songs, dancing around the yard or looking out the window on a long drive at ten years old.”

“I want to bring back the sweetness that feels like it’s suspended in that time of the early 2000s and 90s. I love the amalgamation of sounds we landed on in this song- it’s such a classic R&B record in so many ways, with all these hidden gems of unique instruments like swarmandal and electric sitar.”

The surrealist video was pieced together with VFX imagery by Danish artist Ida Lissner, and acts as a homage to some 80s and 90s greats – think Prince’s ‘I Wish U Heaven’ and Faye Wong’s ‘Sing and Play’.

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Poyenchen

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