Riaan Smit is an award-winning singer/songwriter with origins in Namibia & South Africa. He has toured the world and released 6 full length original studio albums to date. He is most known for his work with his bands Crimson House, and The Brothers Remedy.
He has shared festival stages with giants such as Bryan Adams, Duran Duran, Shaggy, Maxi Priest, Blondie & The Chainsmokers to name a few. He continues to tour worldwide sharing his music with audiences around the globe.
His single “Turn Back Time” was released in 2021 to critical acclaim and his latest single “If you’re Lonely” is a follow up release that continues the story of “Turn Back Time”.
Riaan Smit explains “If You’re Lonely”
“If You’re Lonely is about reconnecting with society and friends after a long period of isolation and separation that the world experienced over the last years where social distancing forced us apart. The song is about making new friends, reconnecting with our communities, and healing from a turbulent time.”
Check out the video for “If You’re Lonely” below:
Riaan Smit’s style of music is extremely varied, with roots in the blues and gypsy music, in his mastery of looping he has the ability to create the sound of a full band on his own, while still preferring to work with musicians. His only former job outside of music was a brief 3-year stint as a Ringmaster in a widely popular circus cabaret, which trained him the ways of world-class entertainment.
You can download / stream “If You’re Lonely” HERE.
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