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Arunaja Unleashes Powerhouse Vocals on Electro-Pop Song ‘Cyanide’

The song is the Mumbai-based R&B singer’s second collaboration with Stockholm-based producer BlueNucleus

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Rolling Stone India Aug 07, 2020

Mumbai-based pop singer Arunaja. Photo: Anamika Pathak

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It was in March last year that R&B singer Arunaja released her debut single “Broken,” backed by her band which led to shows across the country, including the Bacardi NH7 Weekender in 2019. More than a year later, her second song “Cyanide” showcases a turn towards to slick electro-pop.

Arunaja, who shot to fame following a spot amongst finalists in singing reality show The Stage in 2016, teams up with Stockholm-based beatsmith BlueNucleus aka Sourabh Pateriya for “Cyanide.” She says in a statement, ‘The last three years have been a dream come true for me and I am super excited for what’s in store ahead. Cyanide is a song close to my heart as it’s about the will of human spirit to transcend toxic environments that often put you down. It’s my story in many ways and I wish to empower others with this track.”

The song — which shines a light on a psychological sort of cyanide and fighting it with courage — sees BlueNucleus amp up dancefloor-friendly EDM patterns for Arunaja to go from mellow and forlorn to chills-inducing vocal highs, elevated by the beat breaks. The duo had previously worked together on a creative rework of “Zara Zara,” the love song composed by Harris Jayaraj for 2001 Bollywood film Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein.

Listen to “Cyanide” below. Stream on more platforms here.

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