New Music Single Feature – I Love You Close
Rae du Soleil – New Music Single Feature – I Love You Close
Since the start of her musical career, Rae du Soleil has captivated audiences with her soulful voice, gypsy jazz guitar and radiant stage presence. Rae du Soleil’s indie pop sound blends engaging acoustic melodies with witty lyrics and emotional depth. Her first album will be released in January 2020.
Born Raelyn Kaplan, the stage name “Rae du Soleil” translates to “Rae of the sun” in French. Her musical inspirations include performers who spread artistic activism: Michael Franti, India. Arie, Tash Sultana and Nahko and Medicine for the People are a few of her favorites. Rae du Soleil’s musical mission is creation for connection, an intention shaped by Brene Brown’s teachings of empathy and vulnerability.
Rae du Soleil performs regularly in the San Francisco Bay Area and in the Pacific Northwest. She is currently writing new music, an interactive book of poetry and is self-designing her B.A. degree, “Embodied Resilience.” Rae also loves working with organizations like The Women’s Wisdom Initiative and The Intuitive Writing Project to empower womxn through the healing arts and contribute to a more compassionate, creative and equitable world.
She has also played at several music festivals along the West Coast and was a finalist in Western’s Got Talent. She is known for singing in both French and English and has performed at local restaurants, markets and events since high school.