Saint Raymond returns with his brand new single ‘Right Way Round’. The track previews his forthcoming second album, which will be released next year via a new deal with Cooking Vinyl. Saint Raymond has spent the past two years writing constantly, honing ideas in the studio and is excited to finally be able to share his new tracks with his fans. He’s also looking forward to being able to play live again in the future.
‘Right Way Round’ is a big synth, indie-pop anthem which also demonstrates the evolution in Saint Raymond’s sound. That stylistic progression is equally matched by the song’s lyrics, which explore a tangled state-of-mind. In essence: are those of us who are anxious, self-doubting or feel like outsiders simply reacting to the world around us as best we can? Or as Saint Raymond sings, “We’re not losing all control, we’re just learning how to float.”
“Right Way Round is about feeling like you’re on the outside, like you’re floating through life and it’s making you feel alone. But the more you scratch the surface and look around you, realise that there’s a load of us who feel like we’re different, on the outside and unsure of the future and that there’s beauty in that,” says Saint Raymond.
‘Right Way Round’ is released alongside an animated lyric video created by directors Bjorn Franklin and Johnny Marchetta. The animations are by Alice Bloomfield and it depicts a man sat in an old-school pub setting. Several pints into a session and submerged in a cloud of smoke, he’s on course to drink someone under the table… even if it happens to be himself.
Saint Raymond’s debut album ‘Young Blood’ propelled the young artist to attention. Backed by the likes of Annie Mac and Zane Lowe, it fired into the album charts at #8. His subsequent EPs, ‘A Light That Binds’ and ‘3’, continued to accumulate millions more streams as well as further support at Radio 1. Meanwhile, touring highlights included three consecutive sold-out nights at the Scala, shows as guest to Lewis Capaldi, Ed Sheeran and Haim, plus landmark festival sets at Glastonbury, Reading and Le