Behind The Music: An Interview With Steph Saraj About His Newest Release “The Art Of Letting Go”

Article by: Justyn W. Brodsky

Today, contemporary R&B recording artist Steph Saraj released his new visceral single “The Art Of Letting Go”. Those of you who read our press release of the track are familiar with it, and now we get to delve deeper into the song itself, as well as Steph himself in an exclusive interview. If you’d like to read the press release first, you may do so by going here: https://thepactmusicsociety.wordpress.com/2018/12/22/press-release-steph-saraj-gears-up-to-release-new-single-the-art-of-letting-go-january-2nd/

About The Single

”I had originally planned for my EP ‘When Everything Isn’t Enough‘ to be released on January 2, 2019, but due to post-production circumstances, I’ve decided to save one song and release it as a single. It was hard to decide which song I would save, because I wrote the EP as a story. I had to pick what chapter would be heard first and I’ve decided on this one. Lyrically it’s a sad song, but I didn’t want the sound to be sad. Pain doesn’t always have to sound sad.”

About The Title

”The title ‘The Art Of Letting Go‘ marks the completion of a cycle. It does not necessarily mean the ending of an era. It could, though, if you want it to be. It’s a song about unconditional love, pain and personal growth. Sometimes the things that we hold closest to our hearts can become our greatest challenges.

About The Cover Art

During the covershoot for ‘The Art Of Letting Go‘ I was channeling an alien whose home planet got destroyed, who’s now hovering through space by themselves not knowing where to go next. The ring is actually…the ring represents a vow.

Future Plans

I’m ready to take over 2019! I have many projects planned for next year. I’m releasing my first EP ”When Everything Isn’t Enough” mid-February. We’re ready to record my second 4-track EP which will follow soon after my first EP’s release. It’ll show a different side of me as a person and as an artist. My plans for next year also include the release of my debut album. I’ve also recently started writing my 3rd EP. I stay busy, I have too much inspiration and too many stories to tell to not be productive!

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Press Release: Steph Saraj Gears Up To Release New Single “The Art Of Letting Go” January 2nd

Article by: Justyn Brodsky

Enchanting, ambient and ominously dark, contemporary R&B recording artist Steph Saraj is starting off the new year right and takes us through dreamlike structures and mysterious measures with his upcoming anchor single “The Art Of Letting Go”, slated for release January 2nd of 2019.

Tackling a more modernized approach to the R&B realm with his own versatile style and atmosphere, “The Art Of Letting Go” is a song of raw emotions, multifaceted melody placements and a plethora of high production qualities that brings out the best of Steph‘s subtle and authentic signature sound. Carried with a beat structure that is dark and fascinating, the low-to-mid range singer captures your attention with the many moods this track offers in both musicianship factors and lyrical content.

This track is more of an anthem, as opposed to your typical song or single release. Its duration is more of a feeling that you’re following chapters of a book, and reaching a climactic high and resolution within the song’s message. Steph‘s vocals really grasp on to this concept and leaves you with a feeling of nostalgia and wonder – wondering what tricks he has up his sleeves, as well as the anticipation of what rest of the EP offers.

This track is one of several, and will be part of Steph‘s upcoming EP When Everything Isn’t Enough, gearing to hit digital music retailers and streaming platforms in February of 2019. The rising artist has been hard at work constructing a catalogue of songs that showcase his unwavering presence, his dynamic aura, and a captivating sound that is hauntingly catchy, and resonates with originality and familiarity. Once you listen to this track, you’ll be looking forward to the EP. You’ll be itching for more.

“The Art Of Letting Go” officially hits digital music retailers on January 2nd, and will also be available on streaming and social media outlets. Mark your calendars. You’ll be glad you did.

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