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Raleigh Ritchie - The NME Awards 2016 held at the O2 Academy - Arrivals at The NME Awards - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 18th February 2016

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Raleigh Ritchie - Boardmasters Festival 2015 - Day 1 - Watergate Bay, United Kingdom - Friday 7th August 2015

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Raleigh Ritchie - Stronger Than Ever Single Review


Jacob Anderson is most recognisable for his TV and film work - among which include British drama 'Adulthood', crime series 'Broadchurch' and even, more recently, 'Game Of Thrones' - but now he's taking his creativity elsewhere. Under the new moniker Raleigh Ritchie, he unveiled his debut single 'Stronger Than Ever' which precedes his forthcoming studio album. It's not the first time he's dabbled in music having worked with Plan B on the 'Adulthood' soundtrack, and we certainly hope it won't be the last.

Raleigh Ritchie - Stronger Than Ever Single Review

The slow piano intro of 'Stronger Than Ever' sets us up for a reflective, down-tempo number and, indeed, that's how the track proceeds. Raleigh's London accent rings loud and clear in the echoing first lines and there's a lack of fear in the rawness of his voice; you can hear every tone with such intense clarity.

Then, the volume increases with the addition of muffled drums but the synths, though appropriately uplifting, feel a little suffocating. The vocal coherence fuzzes over in the chorus which doesn't make an awful lot of sense given the subject matter of the song. You shouldn't be straining to hear such emotionally powerful lines as 'I'll fall from the sky, but I won't fall forever, I'll fall but when I rise I'll be stronger than ever'.

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Raleigh Ritchie - Wireless Festival 2014 - Day 2 - Performances - Raleigh Ritchie - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Sunday 6th July 2014

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2014 Announce Another 50 Acts La Dispute, Gerard Way, Sigma Plus Many More

Posted on 29 May 2014

Reading And Leeds Festivals 2014 Announce Another 50 Acts La Dispute, Gerard Way, Sigma Plus Many More

Live At Leeds Reveal Another 50 Bands - Geroge Ezra, Bipolar Sunshine, The Neighbourhood ETC

Posted on 06 March 2014

Live At Leeds Reveal Another 50 Bands - Geroge Ezra, Bipolar Sunshine, The Neighbourhood Etc

More Artists Announced For Boardmasters 2014 Including The Cribs, 2manydjs And Duke Dumont

Posted on 05 March 2014

More Artists Announced For Boardmasters 2014 Including The Cribs, 2manydjs And Duke Dumont

150 Artists Join The Great Escape 2014 Line-Up Wild Beasts And These New Puritans Plus Many More

Posted on 26 February 2014

150 Artists Join The Great Escape 2014 Line-up Wild Beasts And These New Puritans Plus Many More

Bastille And Chase And Status To Headline Boardmasters 2014 Plus Many More Announced!

Posted on 18 February 2014

Bastille And Chase And Status To Headline Boardmasters 2014 Plus Many More Announced!

Wireless Festival 2014 Brand New Acts Added To The Line-Up J. Cole, 2 Chainz Plus Many More..

Posted on 18 February 2014

Wireless Festival 2014 Brand New Acts Added To The Line-up J. Cole, 2 Chainz Plus Many More..

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