Between his wide-ranging talents and organically expanding following, Cian Ducrot has all of the pieces in place to make a striking breakthrough. The multi-instrumentalist has a gift for writing songs which bring empowerment from pained emotions. It’s a trait which is quickly connecting.
Cian’s escalating profile continues to grow, which saw him recently included in MBW’s ‘Hottest Independent Artists In The World’ and today he shares his new single ‘anyone but her’. It finds Cian telling the true story of a young woman who moved to New York in an attempt to escape her troubled family life back home, but instead spirals downwards into addiction. The turning point comes when she overdoses at her local bar. Although she’s saved by the bar staff using the opioid recovery medication Narcan, she never fully recovers from the incident.
Ducrot was inspired to write the song after a fan shared her story. He wrote, produced and played all of the instruments that feature on the track. Focusing on vocal melodies supported by understated instrumentation allows the narrative to take centre-stage.
“When I heard the story it broke my heart and I couldn’t stop crying. I feel like the song wrote itself so quickly because the story was already there and it was so powerful and emotional. I felt like I had to share it because it was the most real thing I had heard in a long time”, explains Cian.