BAHARI Shares 'Chasers' About 'That Craving to Meet the Right Someone': Premiere

Max Reyes


BAHARI has so many songs ready for its debut album that "we've lost count at this point" according to singer-keyboardist Ruby Carr. But the vibey, spacious "Chasers," premiering below, is one that hits close to home for all three members of the Rock Mafia group.

"Basically all three of us are very recently completely single and going out and trying to meet people," explains Carr, who hails from Kenya and named BAHARI after the native word for "ocean." "So the song is about looking for that genuine human connection between you and someone else, and that's kind of hard, like chasing after love and hoping but knowing that every day you find a way to f*** it up. So it's about that craving to meet the right someone, which is what everyone is searching for. So I think a lot of people will relate to this.

"And we're all really excited about the song. It's one of my favorites we've made in a long time."

The album, which BAHARI hopes to release this fall, will be the first full-length salvo from the group, which is featured on Zedd's "Addicted To Memory" and Grey's "Miss You" and has toured with Selena Gomez and Birdy. The group has been working on it for nearly two years, and Carr is confident the time will prove well spent.

"We feel like this body of work really speaks for us as a band," she says. "We've been able to make as many songs as we want and are now picking the final songs we want to be on the album. There's so many of them -- and we're still writing. 'Chasers' was one of the most recent ones, and we felt like, 'OK, this obviously has to be on the album,' and if we get more like that we'll have to find a way to get them on there, too."

No title or release date has been determined for BAHARI's album yet, but the group is hoping to play "some small shows around L.A." while eyeballing something more extensive for the fall. "That's definitely in the plans," Carr says. "We miss being on tour so much; It can be miserable at times but it's also the best times we've ever had being in this band. We've all meshed together in a way where we have a complete understanding with one another about what our music sounds like, and we completely blend with that. To put out all the stuff we've been working on for so long, we just can't wait for people to hear it."


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