An Interview With Ariel Ryder
A new single release from Ariel Ryder hits with a metric ton of soul and passionately performed vocals that shine with character and style.
"Worth Your While" is a compellingly colorful R&B pop song that packs a hell of a punch as the beat brings a 90's undertone and horns accompany digitized strings.
The track showcases the artist's absolutely huge presence as an artist and massive set of pipes as a singer and it all comes together like a sultry and alluring single should.
The single has a radio friendly tonality and paints with a wonderful palette of sound and textures.
It does have that classic 90's soul feel to it that makes you want to sing along even though you know you don;t have the talent to. You go for it anyway.
It's an empowering track in its own right. It lets loose and speaks freely and this is part of what good music is all about.
Expressing emotions or feelings in the only way you can.
And that's what Ryder does. She talks about the things she wants to do through her songs.
Upon further digging, you'll find a series of singles that all have something refreshing to bring to the table while keeping her staple sound and pure soul sound.
You'll find more than enough for your playlists and if you like one song you're bound to like them all.
Ariel Ryder is the kind of artist that you recognize when you hear her.
She's got that notable voice.
"Worth Your While" delivers from start to finish and it's worth your time to say the least.
Dig into this release and go check out more from her library. You won't soon be disappointed.
With such a great release, we had to have a chat with the artist about her single and where it came from.
TSWS: Okay so let's start with "Worth Your While". This track had tons of soul and flavor! Where did this come from?
Thank you! I actually met the producer of this music on Instagram and he asked me if I'd be willing to collaborate. The producer currently lives in France.
TSWS: The single feels personal. Do you write songs that come from your life experiences?
Yes I do. I write them from both my own life experience and also the experiences of others.
TSWS: I'm hearing some great R&B styles on this one. Who are some of your biggest musical influences?
Some of my favorite artists are Melanie Fiona, Jazmine Sullivan, India Arie and oldies but goodies like Whitney, Mariah and Aretha.
TSWS: What's next for you as an artist?
To continue churning out emotional, inspired music from our home studio...and collaborate with more people around the world.
TSWS: What are you doing when you're NOT working on music?
Raising children and singing at wedding gigs.
TSWS: This song feels like a big undertaking. Do you have any advice for other up and coming artists out there?
Just do it! Don't wait on people too long...find a way to produce it yourself.
TSWS: Who are you listening to right now?
Ava Max, Stevie Wonder, Melanie Fiona
TSWS: Do you think you'll be putting any effort into live performances this year?
I do Live performances every weekend with my wedding band, but I won’t be doing any original shows again until I officially release a full album.
TSWS: Can we expect any music videos coming from you?
TSWS: How do you write your songs? Is it lyrics first or music?
I always have random ideas I record on my phone, sometimes I will get music put to it. There are also times that I have a theme to stick to and will write to a track already created.
TSWS: Are you performing most instruments on this track?
I did the vocals. I did the vocals. I recorded them at home and sent the whole song out for mixing.
TSWS: Before we go, what would you like to say to fans of the music?
I’m grateful for you. If you dig my style and are able to connect to or relate with the music, it’s just so gratifying. It’s a great way to connect with people.