6 Songs, 18 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Most 15-year-olds are concerned with normal stuff like math tests and puberty. Clearly, Ruel—who was discovered at 12 and mentored by M-Phazes, a producer for Eminem and Amy Shark—isn’t your average kid. Three years on, his debut EP, Ready, is an introduction to a young Sydney songwriter with an old soul. Sung with passion and raspy depth, “Don’t Tell Me” was inspired by a family argument at the kitchen table, and “Younger” mourns a lost friendship with lines like “You left me in the dark/While you drink in the park.” If this is what Ruel is capable of at 15, it’s almost scary to think where he’ll be in a decade.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Most 15-year-olds are concerned with normal stuff like math tests and puberty. Clearly, Ruel—who was discovered at 12 and mentored by M-Phazes, a producer for Eminem and Amy Shark—isn’t your average kid. Three years on, his debut EP, Ready, is an introduction to a young Sydney songwriter with an old soul. Sung with passion and raspy depth, “Don’t Tell Me” was inspired by a family argument at the kitchen table, and “Younger” mourns a lost friendship with lines like “You left me in the dark/While you drink in the park.” If this is what Ruel is capable of at 15, it’s almost scary to think where he’ll be in a decade.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

erincammm ,

What a voice

just found this kid and i’m already in love with his music. crazy talented. can’t wait to see how his career grows.

hello. friends. ,

i love ruel

he is my absolute favorite !!

coochieobtainer01 ,

say

arguably the best song in the entire album.

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