Ruel’s FREE TIME EP has already gathered over 100 million streams adding to 300+ million streams of his debut READY EP. This latest body of work demonstrates Ruel’s maturity as a songwriter, his skill as a vocalist and his ability to navigate multiple genres, all the while staying undeniably ‘Ruel’.
FREE TIME features the platinum-selling ‘Painkiller’ and follow’s the release of Ruel’s debut READY EP, which earned him Multi-Platinum and Gold status with singles ‘Dazed & Confused’, ‘Younger’ and ‘Don’t Tell Me’, leading Ruel to become the youngest recipient in history to win the prestigious ARIA Award for Breakthrough Artist of The Year.
Inspired by Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder, Dave Brubeck, Frank Ocean, and James Blake, Ruel first began playing guitar and writing his own material at the age of 8. Fast-forward to the present day, the teenage musical prodigy has received co-signs from the likes of Shawn Mendes, Khalid, SG Lewis, Zane Lowe, and Elton John.