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"Symptoms" - Laura Rizzotto |Review

Laura Rizzotto's "Symptoms" embarks on a poignant journey of self-discovery and healing in the aftermath of heartbreak. Drawing comparisons to the mellowed tones of Sabrina Carpenter, this adult contemporary and singer-songwriter track seamlessly blends sweet, catchy melodies with razor-sharp lyrics, crafting a narrative that parallels the delicate process of performing open-heart surgery on oneself.


"Symptoms" pays homage to Rizzotto's Brazilian cultural heritage by seamlessly integrating touches of Brazilian music into its production. These cultural nuances, combined with live instrumentation, imbue the song with an extra layer of depth and sophistication, creating a truly unique and unforgettable musical experience.


The song's emotional depth is further enriched by Rizzotto's mesmerizing performance in the accompanying music video. As a former Eurovision star with a background in dance, her movements add a layer of visual poetry, enhancing the song's profound message of resilience and renewal. Choreographed by the talented Marissa Heart, the video becomes a captivating visual representation of the song's themes, elevating storytelling to new heights.


Laura Rizzotto is a Latvian/Brazilian award winning singer/songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA. She released her first self-written album, “Made in Rio”, at 17-years-old, with Universal Music Brazil. Soon after, Laura won a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music and moved to the US to pursue an international career. The Berklee alumni is also a CalArts grad and earned a Masters Degree in Music Education from Columbia University. Since then, the “girl from Ipanema” has taken the independent artist route and released another album, as well as an EP with her original songs.


Laura has shared the stage with stars such as Demi Lovato, Colbie Caillat and Rosanne Cash. She has also collaborated with Grammy Award winning maestro Eumir Deodato and worked as a Portuguese vocal coach for global superstar Jennifer Lopez. Laura has dual citizenship and represented Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, the biggest music festival in the world, where she performed her original song “Funny Girl” for an audience of nearly 200 million viewers.



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