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LISTEN: Ruby Landen, “Self Help”

Aug 25, 2021

LISTEN: Ruby Landen,

Artist: Ruby Landen
Hometown: Arcata, California; currently Brooklyn, New York
Song:ย “Self Help”
Album: Martyr, well
Release Date: August 27, 2021
Label: Slang Church

In Their Words: “‘Self Help’ is a song meant to convey the self-indulgent contempt I feel for myself at the lowest of times. Though not really a conscious choice, I find myself often juxtaposing pretty instrumentation and melody with somewhat ugly subject matter. I don’t ever try to make myself seem good in any of my songs, but I do portray most of the people referenced in the record especially badly, and I think in bearing all of my ugly nakedness I’m trying to communicate that I’m no different from any of these people — maybe I’m even worse. It’s by far the most personal and vulnerable song I’ve written, so I’m a little nervous for people to hear it.” — Ruby Landen

Photo credit: Brynn Lewis

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