“I Don’t Know Why” by Ruth Koleva

"I Don't Know Why" by Ruth Koleva is Northern Transmissions' 'Song of the Day'.
Ruth Koleva

Recently, Bulgarian singer-songwriter Ruth Koleva shared details off her forthcoming release Confidence. The album is due out on March 30th. Today, you can listen to the album’s latest single “I Don’t Know Why”, which is now available to stream.

Featuring Ron Avant (Anderson .Paak) on keys, Jameel Bruuner (The Internet) on synths, and Gene Coye (Flying Lotus) on drums, Confidence. Truth features the work of the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and was produced by Gueorgiu Linev (Kan Wakan). A deeply personal collection of songs rooted in soul and jazz.

Ruth Koleva, was born into the hardship of post-communist Eastern Europe, Koleva quickly developed into a rounded artist. After multiple excursions into the local Bulgarian music scene and a stint at the Hollywood Pop Academy, she released her debut album and scooped the top prize at the BG Radio Awards in 2014. In the time since, she has shared the stage with Grammy Award winning jazz vocalist Bobby McFerrin and performed two sold-out concerts at Bulgaria Hall with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. Confidence. Truth mirrors the restless spirit and growth of Kovela herself as she flirts with the past, confronts her demons, and finds joy in rediscovering herself.