Born and raised in Cologne, Ray Lozano is a German-Filipino talent who is not only a singer, but also a songwriter and producer.
Running at just under two minutes in length, Lozano’s new single ‘Better Off’ is a perfect example of quality over quantity. The song presents listeners with a finessed fusion of alternative R&B, indie and soul, and serves as a perfect taster to Ray’s freshly-released ‘Pairing Mode’ album (out now). Elaborating on the project’s concept, Lozano explains:
“’Pairing Mode’ means connecting with each other. With everything that is and everything that is not. 2020, after all, was a year when we were all suddenly thrown back on ourselves. Had to deal with diffuse or less diffuse losses and were forced to downshift. At the same time, it also offered the chance for us to get to know ourselves and others once again in a different way. To connect with ourselves. With what remained and what had to be let go of.”
Lozano performs at Cologne’s King Georg on the 9th March – more details can be found here.
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