If you haven’t heard of British-Australian singer and songwriter Ruel yet, you’re missing out. Ruel first gained recognition in 2017 when he was featured on an episode of the Australian version of The Voice Kids. His blind audition performance earned him a standing ovation from the audience and judges alike, and he went on to finish as runner-up in the competition. Following his success on The Voice, Ruel quickly established himself as one of Australia’s top young performers.
In 2018, Ruel released his debut EP, Ready featuring five original tracks that showcased his unique sound. The EP went on to be certified gold in Australia and was praised by critics for its mix of soulful pop hooks with thoughtful lyrics about growing up. Since then, Ruel has gone on to release two more EPs – Free Time (2018) and Bright Lights Red Eyes (2020).
With songs like, “You Against Yourself,” and “I Don’t Wanna Be Like You,” he has found himself a place within the heavy Gen-Z market. Ruel is undoubtedly one of the most exciting new singers and songwriters to emerge in recent years. With an impressive discography already under his belt at such a young age, it’s clear that this talented artist is only going to get bigger and better as time goes on. If you’re looking for some fresh new music with meaningful lyrics set against catchy pop beats, then give Ruel’s music a listen – you won’t be disappointed.