R&B Songstress, Ria Barkr, Releases New Simmering, Slow-Burn Single “stopwatch”
One of the most talented rising R&B stars (that you may not have yet heard of) Ria Barkr, released her new single, “stopwatch” on June 10th. “Stopwatch,” with its spine-tingling, sultry vocals and seductive lyrics, will leave you begging for more.
For those who may need an introduction to the Nashville-based artist, Ria Barkr is a talented singer and songwriter who has graced the stage at events ranging from MajorStage, Sofar Sounds and iHeartRadio to America’s Got Talent. Barkr’s sound –while clearly inspired by the greats before her– is genuinely unique, made evident by her stellar command of her lower register and her ability to really fill out an arrangement. Barkr explains it best, attributing her sound to the musical mashup of NAO and Tank.
“On your marker get ready
If you lucky let you come catch me
Finish line, there’s no night off”
“stopwatch” by Ria Barkr
Barkr’s newest soon-to-be hit song “stopwatch” will captivate audiences for so many reasons. The song’s lyrics (by Barkr and Effie) are a masterful blend of tastefully provocative and hypnotically seductive. Amazing lyrics paired with clever and effortless production by Jared Harding allows Ria’s mesmerizing voice to shine among the countless overlaying harmonies that build throughout the song and carry the arrangement to new heights. “Stopwatch” is a delightful new addition to the singer’s catalog and I can guarantee that you won’t want to miss it.
While Ria’s tracklist may not yet extend past a handful of songs, remember the name Ria Barkr, because she is one to watch! To keep up with Barkr and make sure you’re always in the know, you can follow her on any and all of her socials: Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. To make sure you’re always in the know when it comes to news and reviews from more of your favorite artists like Ria Barkr, stay tuned with Glass Factory!
Stream “stopwatch,” and make sure to check out more of Barkr’s music (videos below).