Article from Famous and made
“Relationship” is the new single from Danish singer Arina Mai. Proving once again she sings with passion, Mai’s words glide from her voice as if they were straight from her heart. Like a balm to a bad abrasion, Mai’s soothing voice is no match for the unsettled and sporadic music bed. Exciting as it is, all ears are on the lyrics. Almost cinematic in nature, Mai‘s vocals are to be treasured.
Interview with Arina Mai
How have you evolved as an artist over the last year?
My personal development has progressed. I am truly focused and eager to build an International name for myself. I believe my fans can feel my energy in my music. My songwriting ability has strengthened. The long hours in the studio have shaped my performance capabilities. My production team was truly amazing. I have been challenged in a positive way.
Article from Mobangels.com
Though it’s not clear from her biography, Mai does note in her press materials that she suffered a life-changing event earlier in her career.
“Get Closer” certainly feels like a diary entry.
Article from Indie puls music
Mai’s voice could easily slip into R&B, new age and pop genres. She understands people. She’s a natural. Her music, in English, can translate into any language.
Her truth is a universal truth.
Article from ''toomuchlovemagazin''
''Get Closer'' From Denmarks own Arina Mai'' If you’re like me, you’re probably a little burned out by songs that sound the same. But.......
“Get Closer” is from Mai’s debut record, Imperfect. If this song is any indication of the route she’s going, I will be the first one to fall down the rabbit hole. I like songs like this....
Article from Celebrity Zones
She’s got so much passion with the mic in her hand, and while she isn’t a household name (yet), she’s presenting herself as a consummate professional in “Get Closer” without ever translating as arrogant or self-centered in her style of play.
I have had the pleasure of promoting Arina Mai for several weeks now. Within a short time, she has received positive support from the global media industry. I foresee a huge fan base and consumer following in her very near future. Arina is an absolute doll to work with. She is determined, respectful and has a great vision for her project. She has the support of an amazing team around her. I would highly recommend her. An amazing talent in the making. Stay tuned for more upcoming developments."
Official Fame Magazine
Mai’s inner voice and outward charisma solidify her appeal. This new track, reminiscent of the vocals of the late Marie Fredriksson (Roxette), is a solid pop offering. Her moving, full of emotion, pleas hit straight to the heart and soul.
Article from Hollywood Digest
Mai answers a lot of questions and offers ways to heal. Her thoughtfulness is not just an extension of her artistry, it gives the song “Get Closer” all the more reason to really feel the words she’s singing.
A lyrical masterpiece yet a track that is defined by far more than its poeticisms alone, this is one single that pop fans need to hear for themselves this summer – if for no other reason than to get exposed to one of Denmark’s most talented young voices.
Article from music excistence
Mai sounds completely in her element and at home with her studio surroundings, loosely alluding to her many years spent developing her skills with every careful beat she follows. This is a big moment for her career, and once you’ve heard “Get Closer” for yourself, I think you’ll understand why I would even go as far as to call it a cornerstone of what could become a mighty success story.
Ascending from the silence like a divine force that was always meant to rise from this earth and return to the heavens from which it was originally sent, we discover the opening bars of “Get Closer” adorned with a melody as rich as it is palatable to anyone who loves piano-driven pop music.
Updated 25 August 2020