First Listen: RavxN's Dark Pop Ballad 'A Fragile Thing'

Written by Staff Writers
Category: Music Published: Monday, 23 November 2020 15:55

Sydney-based alternative-pop newcomer RavxN has released their sophomore single (and music video) – 'A Fragile Thing'.

RavxN has a diverse and eclectic background in the entertainment industry, having performed as both an actor and singer in Sydney after moving there from the far north. RavxN is a fierce advocate for mental heath and queer rights/spaces, working with the local LGBTQIA+ community to coordinate events and

'A Fragile Thing' – taken from RavxN's EP 'Act I: Innocence & Obsession' – blends the artist's background in classical and theatrical music with a passion for dark pop. The result? A surreal, gloomy ballad about obsessive love and insecurity.

Sonically it's a balancing act between electronic synths, theatrical orchestration and tongue-in-cheek lyrics.

Meanwhile, visually, RavxN presents a gothic, moody aesthetic to follow on from the previous video for 'Chemical Dreams (Stay With Me)'. The video is directed by Caleb Rodda for Portrait Films.

'A Fragile Thing' is out now.

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