happy mag subscription

Rich Latimer delivers a dose of wholesome folk on Sweet September

Rich Latimer describes himself as a ‘heartist’, someone who lives, creates and cooperates from the heart. His voice is gentle and comforting. His music, pure and wholesome.

Latimer’s passion for creative projects that promote sustainability, conscious connection and positivity is virtuous. His firm belief that “music changes people and people change the world” rings so strong that it has found a permanent place on his body, a constant reminder of the raw power of the written word.

With Sweet September, Rich Latimer provides comfort in times of loss, grievance and sorrow.

Sweet September, the second single from his upcoming studio album Dreamer, details the passing of the singer’s late grandmother. The song captures her last words, “everyone’s time must come” with so much emotion that it is hard not to feel something.

Latimer’s laid-back folk is perfect easy listening. His lyrics delineate common human experience; encounters with death and loss are universal, and Latimer has provided the perfect soundtrack for turbulent times.

The message behind Rich Latimer’s Sweet September is grounding. Death is often perceived as the most isolating moment of human existence, but through his music, the musician wants to spread the word that, even in death, no one is ever alone.

An accomplished musician with years of experience, Rich Latimer is the singer-songwriter’s most recent solo project. He previously fronted Very Unique Existence, a prog-rock group hailing from the Byron Bay hinterland.

Rich Latimer’s second studio album Dreamer is set for release in Australia and New Zealand in early 2019.

FIND OUT MORE

Leave a Reply

December 6, 2018

More from Happy

  • Sgt. Hulka prove that keys are as cool as guitars in Forget Me NowSgt. Hulka prove that keys are as cool as guitars in Forget Me Now Sgt. Hulka doesn't quite fit singer-songwriter Kirsty Hulka's vibe. Her delicate voice, witty vocals and raw piano-driven style bemuses listeners who expect something heavier, grittier and […]
  • Composer Brendon John Warner transcends genre on La FonteComposer Brendon John Warner transcends genre on La Fonte Sydney based composer Brendon John Warner's music transcends genre; seamlessly floating between electronica and classical, the multi-instrumentalist is paving the way for a new generation […]
  • Introducing the crooning psych-pop of Edward R.Introducing the crooning psych-pop of Edward R. Sunshine Coast via Melbourne indie psych-pop crooner Edward R. recently delivered a mature and delicately crafted five-track EP, marking the end of a two-year-long, self-imposed hiatus. […]
  • Happy Mixtape 83 We're always stoked to share with you the wealth of new music we come across week by week. Happy Mixtape 83 is as juicy as always, so drink it up! Happy Mag Issue 5 is nearly upon […]
  • Introducing The Trouble With TempletonIntroducing The Trouble With Templeton The Trouble With Templeton hit the ground running from the start and they're only growing to new heights from here. For the first twelve months the moniker was in fact just one man; Thomas […]
  • Jinja Safari – Self TitledJinja Safari – Self Titled Is it May 17th yet? How about now? Please let it be May 17th soon, the wait is torturous. What is so special about May 17th you ask? It's only the release of Jinja Safari's debut […]