An ode to the beauties of the Brazilian city, Anate flaunts her spectacular talent on her latest track ‘Rio’.
The textural layering of the melody makes for a lush soundscape, with a steady acoustic riff and soaring synths uniting in a manner that feels truly powerful. Anate’s captivating vocals surge above the rhythm and rocket towards a breathtaking pinnacle point, displaying their ability to turn pop into a powerful force. Describing the inspiration behind the single, she explains “It’s a song about life, about appreciating every moment, every person we met, every place we’ve seen. It invites us to stop waiting for a divine redemption and start living now because that’s really all we’ve got. The music was written while my producer and I were jamming in the studio one evening and I started reading some lyrics I had already written on my phone. We had such a great time recording and I hope you can feel those good vibes”.
The track is a collaboration alongside producer Delman, who has been making music alongside Anate since they met in Bruxelles two years ago. His expertise helped to craft the Massive Attack-esque atmosphere that can be felt throughout, and their differing taste in genres marry to create a sound that is daring and diverse.
After her first release of the year ‘First Time’ raised intrigue, ‘Rio’ is a beautiful second offering from the Parisian singer-songwriter.