Very Bold Radio 7-8-23 with Zachary Ray
Zachary Ray joins Steve Teel on this edition of Very Bold Radio and Podcast!
Steve Teel interviews singer-songwriter Zachary Ray and they talk about his new album, “Unafraid.” Steve describes the album as “infectious, bouncy, singalong, beautiful vocals, intertwined with themes of mental health, freedom, and thriving.” Zachary walks and talks us through five of the album’s songs: “Rebel Hearts,” and then the title track, “Unafraid,” “Vicious Cycle,” “When You Know,” and “Danger.” Zachary talks the international experience of recording the album all over the world but with friends including Brandon Bee (Justin Bieber producer), Nathan Walters (Plus One), Jody McBrayer (Avalon), and others. He explains the album’s journey and theme: working through struggles, seeing victories, all leading to being confident in your beliefs.
0:00 Introducing Zachary Ray
3:00 International Record: Nashville, Seattle, Mumbai, Austin
4:00 The Producers and Co-writers Famous and Friends (Brandon Bee of Justin Bieber; Nathan Walters of Plus One, Jody McBrayer of Avalon)
6:00 Zachary’s Boys (3 year-old and 5 year-old) Weigh In As Music Critics Of The Album:Unafraid
8:00 Talking About The Song “Rebel Hearts”
14:00 Talking About The Song “Unafraid” – Heavy Lyrics Written For Friend, Lauren, Who Passed Away
16:30 Walking Into Heaven
18:40 Album Theme: Working Through Struggles, Seeing Victories, Being Confident In Your Beliefs
19:50 Talking About The Song “Vicious Cycle”
22:00 Recording Vicious Cycle Featuring Singer Shreya Bhattacharya
25:00 Talking About The Song “When You Know”
26:00 There May Be Struggles
27:30 Talking About Song “Danger”
28:15 The Danger Of Going Dark With The World
30:55 Wrapping Up With Zachary Ray
33:00 Steve Talks About Ultimate Rebel Heart: Jesus
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