SINGER/SONGWRITER IRIS RELEASES STUNNING NEW SINGLE “THEM”
Los Angeles, CA (Wednesday, Dec 16th) — Los Angeles based singer/songwriter IRIS officially releases her new single, “Them” today – listen to the song on all platforms, including Spotify HERE. The song was originally featured in Grammy award-winning producer Malay’s seminar for Mix with the Masters on Friday, October 9th – watch the video series. “Them” showcases IRIS’s stunningly soulful vocals and speaks of the struggle of taking a risk on love and letting a partner in despite the baggage and demons we all carry. It was written by IRIS alongside Trey Campbell (Celine Dion, John Legend) and Malay (Frank Ocean, Lorde, Sam Smith). A storyteller at heart, IRIS brings edgy pop energy to her music and has been compared to Lady Gaga with their similar “’80s rock rasp”, and rock icon Stevie Nicks.
“Them” is a song that has developed “emotionally, beautifully, and sonically”, creating a new wave of music for IRIS. In the exclusive series with Mix with the Masters, producer Malay and IRIS walk through the creation of “Them” and share about the process along the way. When speaking about the production for “Them”, Malay shares he “buil[t] a soundscape of modulating synth lines, atmospheric guitar sounds, lush organ, heavily distorted drums, and more.”
IRIS has been in the studio working on an upcoming project that steers in a different direction than her past release. The singer first gave us a sneak peek of the new project with the release of her single “Today” in September. In a recent interview with LA Weekly, IRIS shared, “I’m trying to do more fun pop-disco inspired things, but also integrate more soul and rock vibes into it.”