Melbourne-based pop-soul sensation Hazel Ray has once again graced us with her latest gem, “My Demon,” released in July 2023. The track, produced by the legendary Steve James, known for his work with iconic acts like The Jam, Sex Pistols, and The Screaming Jets, as well as the timeless soundtrack “Always Look On The Bright Side” from Monty Python’s beloved classic film “The Life Of Brian,” brings an undeniable weight to Hazel Ray’s already impressive repertoire. Accompanied by a visually stunning music video directed by the talented videographer Jarrod from Ourfolklore, “My Demon” transcends mere music—it’s an immersive journey of self-discovery, strength, and empowerment.
This single, more than a song, serves as a poignant reminder that confronting one’s deepest fears is the true path to liberation. Hazel Ray’s lyrics resonate on a profound level, offering solace and a sense of belonging to those who need it most. Her music becomes a refuge—a place to heal, and a means to foster genuine connections. Driven by the belief that empowerment is an internal force, Hazel Ray aptly states, “The world doesn’t need saving, people do, and if we give the people the tools to save themselves, we save the world.”
Hazel Ray’s musical odyssey traces back to her childhood, where her parents’ eclectic record collection provided both solace and inspiration. This early influence has evolved into a career marked by unwavering passion and purpose. The success of her debut single, ‘Find The Light,’ is a testament to her ability to forge deep connections with her audience. Hazel Ray’s genuine commitment to using her art as a catalyst for positive change is what truly sets her apart—an artist with a message that resonates profoundly. You can now experience “My Demon” on all major music platforms.