Masha Ray – Sore Thumb
Electro Swing Thing #198

Ever felt like you were just a bit different?

Sometimes it may feel like this world is trying to make each and every one of us conform to a certain norm. You might be told to blend in, not to question your way of life and give up on your dreams as soon as possible.

A sentiment that Masha Ray take an issue with which is why they started working on “Sore Thumb” a song made to inspire you to go your own way and not worry too much about what anyone could say or think of it.

“Let’s stick out” and be who we truly want to be! #SoreThumb

01. Masha Ray – Sore Thumb
02. Masha Ray – Sore Thumb (Instrumental)

Release Date: 2023-04-21

Label: Electro Swing Thing / EST198
Composer: Roman Andor Krotil, Maria Raykhman
Lyrics: Maria Raykhman
Producer: Roman Andor Krotil
Mastering Engineer: Markus Gaetano Mueller (Perla Audio)
© + ℗ 2023 Electro Swing Thing

Producing & Mixing: Roman Andor Krotil
Lead Vocals: Maria Raykhman
Backing Vocals: Roman Andor Krotil
Clarinet: Daniel Steigleder
Trombone: Thomas Roscoe Weiland
Trumpet: Valentin Binz
Violin: Rebekka Gebert
Classical Guitar & Balalaika: Roman Andor Krotil

Biography – Masha Ray

Seductively, sweet vocals, snappy-ironic lyrics, and sophisticated musical arrangements. That’s what makes for the distinct sound of Berlin-based songwriting/producer duo Masha Ray. Both classically trained musicians, they met in a Songwriting Camp in Rotterdam and instantly clicked over their love for retro sounds and styles.

In 2019 they released their debut album “Electro Swing”, introducing their very own mix of Swing, Balkan Beats, Klezmer, and fresh, modern pop production. A fruitful collaboration with “Berlin Production” that has landed them several placements in TV and Media all over the world.

“Vintage Dance”, as they call their exciting cross-over genre, has made them an integral part of the modern Jewish music community, and has allowed them to perform in European metropoles like Milan (IT), Prague (CZ), and even the prestigious Live at Heart Festival in Örebrö (SWE).

Masha Ray are especially known for the magic that happens when they appear on stage as a duo or backed by a jaw-dropping brass-heavy power horse. They stand for music that pleases modern listeners and nostalgic ears alike.

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