Fantasy Meets Reality In Ute Lemper’s ‘Time Traveler’
What would you do if you had the capability to travel through time? Where would you land first? These are just some of the questions that linger when talking about time traveling. Albeit still a dream in the distant future, this doesn’t hinder us from obsessing about the potential to move backwards and forwards in time. Like a yo-yo moving swiftly and cutting through air like a knife, it would definitely be life altering if we could do the same with time.
Much like a clock constantly ticking, the musical genius of German living legend Ute Lemper never ceases as she offers her newest tune entitled ‘Time Traveler’. Released May 16th in all major streaming platforms world wide. ‘Time Traveler’ is a track that borrows inspiration from H.G. Wells’ book ‘The Time Machine (1895)’. Serving as a reminder that as time changes every second so do we – “There is no difference between time and any of the three dimensions of space except that our consciousness moves along with it.”. The best part of it is this too is a portrait of Ute Lemper’s magical and colorful career as she continues to transcend generations with her wonderful music.
A beautiful star twinkling in the evening sky. Ute Lemper’s iconic vocals and dreamy trance inducing instrumentals shine brighter than ever before in ‘Time Traveler’. Thus leaving us in awe at her greatness and boundless artistry that stood the test of time. Whilst in the world of the song, we see her take charge as the leader of the lost and the damned as she traverses a road that spans space and beyond. As the lyrics put it “I’m A Time Traveler Looking For You. From The Future Here To Save You.”. Heroine here to save the day, we are then urged to cease running away. Instead allow time to heal our broken bodies and spirits as it makes us new again. “If You Look For The Rainbow, You Have To Walk Through The Rain.”. Sure all of these exist in the realm of fantasy, but it’s sentiments are all true like me and you. Perhaps it’s about time we heed the time traveler’s plea – before it’s too late.