Singer-Songwriter & Pianist Ray Palousek Releases His New EP ‘Colorblind’

Ray Palousek debuts his second EP, ‘Colorblind,’ exhibiting his form of poetry through each song. Ray is nothing but original. ‘Colorblind’, showcases his versatility with genre-blending songs, unable to fit him into just one style of music. You can click here to listen.

The six songs included in ‘Colorblind’ take us through the vast feelings evoked by truly loving another person. “You’re Everything” is a feel-good ballad that Ray Palousek wrote in tribute to a loved one. Love is an emotion that knows no bounds, Ray expresses this through his strong vocals and lyrics. Ray sings, “You’re everything/ that we want, that we love, that we need/ The greatest you this world has ever seen.” He goes on to express the value that he has in this person, their worth is beyond words. Instead, he describes the person through nature, the wind, the sea, and the sun.

In comparison, Ray sings, “Ocean Meets the Sky” describing the feeling of longing for a person that he has lost. He illustrates the beauty found in nature through the chorus, “Are you where the ocean meets the sky?/And where were you bound when you left me behind?/Until I trade your memory for the light,/I will not comprehend such a beautiful sight./No, I will not comprehend such a beautiful sight.” Ray compares this unmatched beauty to his lost love. His calming vocals express the delicateness of nature.

Ray Palousek describes these feelings, and every emotion in between, perfectly in ‘Colorblind’. The EP is engaging and identifiable with multitudes of audiences. Ray Palousek’s originality is what makes him stand out as an artist.

Ray Palousek is a pop, jazz, and R&B singer/songwriter and pianist from Holland, TX. Starting his career in music at age 15, Ray is a piano bar entertainer and works on a cruise ship for 10 months per year. He has performed on cruise ships around the world, as well as countless venues in TX. Ray’s upcoming projects are self-produced and recorded by his father, a fellow musician and Ray’s original inspiration to become an artist himself. He states, “I am the producer, but my father’s insight as both a musician and an engineer is incomparable.” Palousek released his EP ‘Colorblind,’ which deals with thematics such as grief, heartbreak, and even some more simple concepts, like the memories of playing drinking games with friends.

The artist also earned his Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance from MTSU and, according to Ray, “My college education helped me create outside the box and gave me so many tools I still use creatively today.” With influences such as Michael Buble, Ray aspires to create a wide variety with his songs, writing about themes and topics involving personal experiences and relationships. Additionally, Ray claims “Emotionally, love is at the core of my music. My identity as a songwriter/artist is honest and vulnerable.”

Ray Palousek’s music is sonically forward-thinking, thoughtful, and full of lessons we could all learn from.

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