Jazzy vocalist Mara Hruby is a rare breed of young artist in today’s sex and party driven musical landscape. The Oakland native has been building a strong underground fan base for a few years now, and today she releases to the world her anticipated new EP ‘Archaic Rapture.’
“‘Archaic Rapture’ is a really emotional project for me. It’s six songs, one of the songs is an original that my aunt wrote. The other five songs are Jazz standards from the 40s, 50s era,” she told Billboard. “It was the best way for me to emotionally get through the biggest heartbreak, actually my only heartbreak that I’ve ever been through.”
The EP may be briefly defined by her heartbreak, but it bleeds much deeper into the details. “When you love a man for 3 years, and you abruptly find out that he cheated on you with 6 women, there are truly no words to describe the vast decent of your once full heart,” says Hruby. ‘Archaic Rapture‘ overflows with pure emotion not to convey weakness, but to show strength in being honest with oneself.
Follow the jump to stream the EP in full, and if you enjoy what you hear you can pick it up on iTunes now.