Roosevelt has shared uplifting new single ‘Ordinary Love’.
The producer has released a string of fantastic projects, building up a global audience in the process. Now he’s ready to kick off a fresh era – freshly signed to Ninja Tune imprint Counter Records, new single ‘Ordinary Love’ is online now.
All lush synths and arena-sized melodies, ‘Ordinary Love’ finds Roosevelt displaying the full scale of his ambition. There’s an organic aspect to the interplay between each instrument, fusing together clipped guitar, neat percussion, and that floating vocal.
A symphony of sound, ‘Ordinary Love’ feels tailor-made for summer, and those epic festival spaces. In a note, Roosevelt says the song was “written in LA last summer in an isolated cabin in Elysian Heights. I worked on a demo that I initially called ‘Wall Of Sound’, putting a ton of synth layers together – I wanted to create some kind of urgency, that resembles the euphoria of a new love, with all its bliss, but also the uncertainty that comes with it. The idea of the sound of the sirens, that are played on a vintage Prophet 5, came when I wanted to create an underlying feeling of instability. It worked out as a great contrast to the melodic chords, as there’s always a slight disharmony going on throughout the track.”
Continuing, he says: “It’s a huge honour to be releasing on Ninja Tune, which always has been a favourite of mine. It felt like a no-brainer to me – a lot of other artists and producers that I know and am a fan of are working with the label and their crossover approach on Counter between the pop and electronic world feels like a great fit for my project.”
Tune in now.