Artist Interview: Randy Harris
Tell us about yourself and your music
RANDY HARRIS blends pop, rock, jazz and several other genres to create refreshingly new, different music.
With catchy melodies and provocative lyrics, his songwriting and musical style has been described as “imaginative and unique”.
Talk to us more about your latest release
RANDY HARRIS returns with his new solo CD “MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION” (RHM Records, Reading, PA) released digitally and on CD.
RANDY HARRIS has created an album of songs that he describes in his own words as, “A collection of songs for those I love, those I’ve loved and lost and a few songs just for fun!” The first single release from the CD, “OFFERS”, currently has approximately 50,000 plus online plays and the second single, “A LITTLE TIME”, has more than 25,000 online plays.
What inspired you to write this release?
The incredible experiences in my life!
Describe the writing and recording process
Writing a song is like baring your soul! When I write, it’s a lengthy process that is eventually refined during the recording of the songs.
Any plans to release a video?
There are currently simple videos our for all the songs on MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION.
Any plans to hit the road?
We are currently in the studio recording a new album and plan to tour beginning in late Spring/early Summer of 2017.
As an indie artist, how do you brand yourself and your music to stand out from the rest of the artists out there?
The sound of my music is unique. We have marketed it just that way, doesn’t sound like…….or like……., it sounds like Randy Harris, a unique blend of pop, rock jazz and several other genres.
Who have you been listening to lately?
Lukas Graham, Steely Dan
Who are your biggest influences?
Donald Fagen, Lukas Graham, Billy joel
Tell us about your passions
My incredible life and my incredible family!
What else is happening next in your world?
We are currently working on a new CD while continuing to promote the current CD MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION. We appreciate all of the fans who have made our current CD a success!
How can fans get in touch with you?
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Et0F-1iiYLhUUgLU8U-Xw/videos
Thanks for an awesome interview, Randy!