- Words Josephine Amstad
Notion chats with the rising pop talent, KiD RAiN, about his new track, "Sole Of Your Shoe" and musical journey so far.
KiD RAiN has had an exciting year. After experiencing a whirlwind of success after his version of “Accidentally in Love” saw his streams rocket into the millions, he kept up the pace with his original upbeat pop hit “Magic”. With over 250 million views on TikTok and counting, KiD RAiN has proved he is here to stay.
Now, KiD RAiN demonstrates his scope as an artist with his latest release “Sole of Your Shoe”, shimmering with his moving vocal performance and relatable lyricism. With each release, KiD RAiN is immersing himself deeper into the creative experience. He co-wrote, co-produced and mixed “Sole of Your Shoe”, working with the Grammy-nominated Mitch Jones who has worked with Ed Sheeran and Tom Misch.
Speaking on his latest track, KiD RAiN explains: “This is without a doubt the most honest and vulnerable song I’ve ever written. The idea of releasing it scares me to death, which obviously means I’m the most excited I’ve ever been to release a song. I’ve been screaming it in my car since I wrote it, I’m excited for the world to be able to scream it too.”
With KiD RAiN’s debut headline performance coming up on November 25th, you can catch the UK’s latest popstar in the flesh. Notion chats with KiD RAiN about “Sole Of Your Shoe”, where he finds inspiration and what’s next for the artist.
Congratulations on your new single “Sole Of Your Shoe”! This is your most vulnerable release to date. Can you tell us a bit more about the single and what inspired it?
Can you walk us through your musical journey and how you got to where you are today?
Who were your musical heroes growing up?
How has the past year and a half been for you as an artist? How did the pandemic affect your creative process?
It can come from anywhere, a lyric, a chord, a sound, a vibe. For Sole Of Your Shoe it was the lyrics I mentioned earlier. I love to be able to take something small and develop it into a full production!
Where is the strangest place you have found inspiration?
With your debut headline show coming up soon, what can we expect from a KiD RAiN performance?
What is a career highlight of yours so far?
What is something you would like to tick off your career bucket list? Any dream collabs or places you would love to perform?
Finally, what’s next for KiD RAiN?