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Non-binary artist Rio Romeo releases new EP «Good God!»

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This weeks «Watch Out» are the Non-binary butch artist Rio Romeo (they/them) has released their latest EP «Good God!», out now!

«Good God!» follows a full range of emotions throughout love – infatuation, yearning, complacency, insecurity and absolute unwavering faithfulness. The fully gender neutral EP features five tracks and is Rio Romeo’s response to «too many straight love songs in the world».

Of the EP, Rio says to me: «’Good God!’ is a story about queer love and loss. The EP is fully gender neutral. I found that all of the songs I have loved throughout my life are very specifically describing patriarchal straight dynamics, which left me wanting more. There are too many straight love songs in the world; I write so that at least a few that don’t fit that mold. Although they are not explicitly visiting queer subjects, Good God! keeps it open for interpretation to your own, unique personal life».

Of the inspiration for the EP, Rio adds: «When it comes to why I wrote Good God!, it was first to express my own personal emotions. I write from the heart about real life situations of mine. But, beyond using music as a way to cope, my primary goal for releasing music to the world is to leave my listener just a little bit more comfortable with who they are and how they feel than before»

«Good God!» features Rio Romeo’s latest single «Inarticulation», a song about someone completely head-over-heels for their lover, but who can’t find quite the right words to accurately describe their beauty and charm.

Written by: Ephram St. Cloud


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