Moscow singer and producer, Kedr Livanskiy shares a second track off her forthcoming release for 2MRYour Need. “Ivan Kupala (New Day)” closes the record with a message of hope. Your Need follows Livanskiy’s debut release, Ariadna.
In Kedr’s own words, “The ending is joyful and bright. The last song gives hope and faith that a new day will come and wash away the old. You can feel like new every day.”
Your Need is an album which celebrates of life and rebirth. It’s about a fighter’s spirit, and if you will, a little audacity and courage. DJ’ing and early forms of dance music inspired a furious burst of creative energy after months of melancholy, sadness and reflection to record the album in only a matter of weeks.
One day she was talking with her friend Flaty (Zhenya), a very talented artist from St. Petersburg who’s signed to the GOST ZVUK label, and they decided to do a single together. He came to visit her in Moscow, but they ended up spending 10 whole days writing music together, from dawn to dusk.
They vibed off each other’s musical ideas perfectly and understood each other even without speaking. Zhenya is a beatmaster and pays attention to even the smallest details of a track. He brought incredible richness to the composition and Kedr considers him her teacher in this area. Kedr was in charge of the melodies and vibe of the tracks, and the vocal elements.
Your Need is like a chapter of life. It’s a story that illustrates different scenarios and moods that our mythical hero experiences, living in an urban jungle. From lost love to a bad trip on the dance floor, from euphoria to deep introspection. Our hero sometimes feels bold, lost or devastated, but also tender and full, like all of us at some point in life. The ending is joyful and bright. The last song gives hope and faith that a new day will come and wash away the old. You can feel like new every day.
May 3, 2019
1 – Your Need
2 – Sky Kisses
3 – Why Love
4 – Lugovoy (November Dub)
5 – Bounce 2
6 – Kiska
7 – Your Need (Deep Mix)
8 – LED
9 – City Track
10 – Ivan Kupala (New Day)
06/03: London, UK – Electrowerkz
08/03: Berlin, GE – About Blank
09/03: Brussels, BE – Botanique
10/03: Amsterdam, NE – Garage Noord