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30.11.2022, Words by Billy Ward

Diedrick splices soul and electronica on new single 'Are We Alive'

The Derby-hailing talent is closing out his pace-setting year in style...

Derby-born, London-based R&B singer Diedrick is rounding off his breakout year with a brand new single 'Are We Alive'. 

Since putting out his debut track 'Better' back in May, the soulful talent has continued to impress with his modern takes on a variety throwback sounds influenced by his musical upbringing. From Celine Dion and Mariah Carey to Mario and Usher, Diedrick grew up on a diet of R&B that can still be heard coursing his output today. 

The new cut takes a noticeably different approach to his first two releases, veering towards the dance floor with an interesting blend of electronic production and soul-inflected vocals. 

Where the singer's melodies have taken centre-stage previously, 'Are We Alive' brings something new to the table, striking a balance between mellow and danceable while allowing Diedrick to show his versatility across a range of genres. 

Finishing the year strong, 2023 is poised to see this rising talent cement his name on the scene even more. 

Stream 'Are We Alive' below or listen with your preferred player here

'Are We Alive' by Diedrick is out now via DMY.

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