Listen to the first single “Fade Away” 

“Fade Away” is about looking around and saying to yourself, “this isn’t good enough,” and dreaming that someday you’ll find yourself in a situation that is. I imagined this feeling of being locked in a house – either by someone else or by myself – and wanting the ceilings and walls to just disappear so that I could be free. The song is sad but hopeful – the “different day” hasn’t come yet, but I believe that it will. I dedicate the song to anyone who has ever felt trapped, held back or silenced.

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“Fade Away”
Written and performed by Dyan Valdés
Copyright 2021, R.I.P. Ben Records
Published by Buck Moon Music, ASCAP
Produced by Dyan Valdés, Julia Borelli, Maya Postepski at Nadoki Studios, Berlin
Recorded at Nadoki Studios and Pomegranate Studios, Berlin
Mixed by Julia Borelli at Nadoki Studios, Berlin

Mastered by Julia Borelli at Nadoki Studios, Berlin
Photography by Petra Valdimarsdóttir
Artwork by Gabriella Seemann
Outfit by Katja Schmidt
Hair by Steffi Schmidt
Supported by Initiative Musik gGmbH with project funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media.