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Pop-Rock Duo Rags and Riches Releases “Blood Runs Cold”: An Unique Tune With An Inspiring Message

What songs have been on your daily playlist recently? 

Have you heard of this new tune by the American pop-rock duo Rags and Riches? 

You will want to add their newest single, which is entitled “Blood Runs Cold”, to your daily playlist after reading my review! While you read, listen to the electrifying “Blood Runs Cold” below! Let me know what you think about the song in the comments!

“Blood Runs Cold”

“Blood Runs Cold’ is something we had been working on for quite some time, but it couldn’t have been more relevant for the times we are living in. Written from a teenager’s perspective who can’t seem to fit in anywhere. They find their niche and stand out by being true to who they are.

The unique perspective presented in the lyrics is such a relatable topic for me. Yes, the lyrics are written from the viewpoint of a teenager, which I haven’t been for a long time now. But, as an adult, it is sometimes hard to “stand out from the crowd” as you are sometimes told what to do by pressure brought on by either work, family, or even society. The message found in “Blood Runs Cold” can be for anyone of any age as it tells us to be ourselves and stand out by being unique.

This tune is also such an electrifying one with its upbeat tempo and distinctive melodies. From the very first note, you are introduced to its distinctive charm of the instrumentation. It has an interesting blend of light and dark tones in different synthesized styles. Yet, when you further listen to “Blood Runs Cold”, you can hear strands of an electric guitar blazing in certain sections like the final chorus. Of course, the upbeat tempo, which is played by a series of synthesizers, draws you into the peculiar melodies by each strong downbeat. 

The mystifying yet particular melodies in the instruments and vocals are different from each other. But how Rags and Riches unite each part as one consistent tune is pretty amazing. This uniqueness yet united within the tune is an amazing feat and should be heard by many.

What Do You Think?

“Blood Runs Cold” is such a unique song with its distinctive melodies and a message that many can relate to. As I think back to the song’s message of being unique, I can’t help to think that the message is also emulated musically. This message is also found within the distinctive melodies, upbeat tempos (as you know, being upbeat is one key to being inspirational), and peculiar instrumentation. Rags and Riches blend these elements together effortlessly in “Blood Runs Cold” to create an inspirational tune that is a must-listen for any age!

What do you think about Rags and Riches’ newest release “Blood Runs Cold”? Listen to the song below and tell me what you think in the comments.

About the Artist: Rags and Riches

Rags and Riches

Formed in 2017, Rags and Riches features brothers Tanner and Peyton Whitt. Over the last three years, the band has discovered their unique sound, identity, and aesthetic. 

In February of 2019, Rags and Riches released their debut single, “Speed Of Sound.” Impressively, the song clocked over 750,000 Spotify streams and over 520,000 Youtube views. The brothers’ follow up releases “Arrival,” “X,” “War Cry,” “Not A Stranger,” “Light It Up” and “Edge of Time” showcase eclectic genre crossovers. The duo set out on their first headlining tour and spent much of 2019 on the road. They showed no signs of slowing down as they kicked off an additional leg to their U.S. tour at the start of 2020. 

“Blood Runs Cold,” the latest single from Rags and Riches, will be available for streaming on all major platforms starting on Friday, April 24th.

Please check out Rags and Riches on the following sites:

Website // Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Spotify

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Pop-Rock Duo Rags and Riches Releases “Blood Runs Cold”: An Unique Tune With An Inspiring Message

This Post Has 49 Comments

  1. Cyndi Buchanan

    I really like their sound! I’ll have to look more into their music.

  2. Taylor oldman

    I like that the rhythm is memorable and the lyrics are relatable. I did not hear any swearing. That’s a lot of plus for me.👍👍🥰

  3. Stephanie

    This was my first time hearing of the band and the song. I love the message, though!

  4. Amna Habib

    I like the song. I am looking forward to hearing more songs from them,

  5. kev S

    I like the meaning behind the lyrics

  6. chad

    I’ve never heard of this band before now to be honest! I just listened to one of their songs, wow, love it.

  7. Jen Talley

    I agree with you! This song as a really unique sound! Thanks for sharing!!

  8. Hannah

    Never heard of this band but just listened to the song and I’m into it! Their music video is pretty cool too!

  9. Kathy Kenny Ngo

    I think there will never be a day that your music recommendations won’t amaze me.

  10. Aanya

    I haven’t heard the band, and it definitely has got an interesting attraction!

  11. Yet another experience of a different music, very original music. Not my cup of tea, but I love the research and passion you put into your posts.

  12. IVI

    I am not really into pop songs but their song is nice! Thanks for sharing

  13. Kelly

    Wow, super grateful that I stumbled across this today. I really like them!

  14. Rebecca

    This band is awesome, thank you for sharing!

  15. Magen

    I’ve never heard of them before but it’s a pretty good song.

  16. Ramil Hinolan

    The message is motivating. We are unique and so we need to understand each other’s individuality to live harmoniously in the society.

  17. Ayi

    Since I became a mom, I was detached with what’s going on in the music world. Haha! Listening to them right now 🙂

  18. Jules

    Whenever I read your descriptions, I am struck how invested you are in the lyrics and the messaging. Makes me appreciate music a bit more from your perspective.

  19. World in Eyes

    i really love this song………. All of their song are amazing…….. thanks for sharing.

  20. Polly

    The first time that I heard about Rags and Riches is when I accidentally played their ‘Edge of Time’ song on Spotify 3 weeks ago. The songs was catchy and the lyrics speaks! I’m glad that they’ve released a new song.

  21. Melanie williams

    I have never heard of this band before, but I do quite like the song. Love any music, as it makes me feel free x

  22. When I read about your posts, I learn something new every time! Something about music that I may not be as familiar with! Thanks!

  23. Maysz

    Pop-Rock songs are one of my favorite. About this song the lyrics are amazing and very authentic which is one of my criteria to love a songs and the artist are great I should check their more music.

  24. tweenselmom

    This is the first time I’ve heard of this duo. I’m glad music nowadays can be catchy and at the same time have an inspiring and relatable message.

  25. Mark

    This is great music. Nicely written.

  26. Ella

    Your music knowledge is awesome 👌🏻

  27. Iris C. Permuy

    I had never heard of this band before! Granted, it’s not the kind of music I usually listen to…

  28. Ramil Hinolan

    The song celebrates individuality. I guess, we all need to respect each others’ uniqueness and this is emphasized in the lyrics. It is nice to listen especially during this time when we all have plenty of downtime.

  29. Tena

    The tune and the beat are infectious and the lyrics are relatable (at least to me lol) I love their sound!

  30. I love how Blood Runs Cold has a message for young people. My niece is 16 and struggles with understanding how she fits in. “I feel like a stranger in a social abyss” is a great line – I think we all feel that right now, with social media as our only outlet for mingling.

  31. NAti

    I am so outdated with music! I wanted to know more about Rags and Richies, honestly had no idea! but in fact, it is quite interesting!!

  32. Kathy Kenny Ngo

    You have become my only source of new music. Being a Mom makes you so out of it.

  33. Jon Maldia

    I like discovering new music. I will have to check this duo out.

  34. Lyosha

    Looks nice actually! i love the visuals, very easy to remember! Nice find again Ai!

  35. Joanna

    It is very interesting how the lyrics are meant to be from a teenager but the video is so dark. I like the rhythm of the song, it was not at all what I expected when I read the title

  36. Alexis

    Interesting music, thank you for introducing them to us.

  37. Sundeep

    I never heard any of the song from this band. Now I am really liking their music. Thanks for sharing

  38. Life Mag Health

    I think I like this song, I’m really gonna share this with my friends, they would definitely love it!

  39. Jessica Collazo

    This is a very interesting interview. I’ve never heard about this band before. I hope the get far with their careers.

  40. Nikhila

    I never heard of them. But I like the song. Good one.

  41. tweenselmom

    I don’t listen that much to music these days, and I’m so thankful that my husband has the control of our music at home. I’ll recommend these to him.

  42. Raksha N

    Wow I had never heard of this music before. It does sound good.

  43. Elizabeth O

    That is such a unique and incredible song.

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