Risa Rubin Makes Sad Beautiful with New Video for ‘Cry Longer’ [Premiere]

Risa Rubin’s track, “Cry Longer,” packs an unassuming emotional punch. Layered with gently-plucked harp and whimsical vocal melodies, the song manages to feel stirring without being overly-dramatic. The accompanying visual follows suit, offering a series of subtle, impactful stories that show a range of characters all experiencing life’s trials and triumphs. Instead of hiding their tears, though, they’re worn brightly on their faces like badges of honor — Risa Rubin has taken something sad and made it beautiful. Watch the video above, directed by Jackie! Zhou), and enjoy more music here.

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