A Queer Influencer With A Degree In Neurobiology Releases An Album
The leading single, ‘Ghost’, explores her roots and duality of love.
A multi-talent who proves that sky is the limit. No other words would be more accurate to describe Raquel Lily, a scientist, a social media influencer, an artist, and a musician. Philippines-born, New York-raised, and Atalanta-based, she graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. She also streams m a variety of content, such as live vlogging, Just Chatting, Social Eating, gaming, and cooking on Twitch.
As if this wasn’t great enough, Raquel Lily has just released her debut album, ‘Fixations,’ and stunning cinematic visuals to the leading single, ‘Ghost,’ filmed in the Philippines. ‘We went back to our roots in Manila, where we were born. We were also lucky enough to collaborate with some of the Philippines' finest actors such as Annicka Dolonius and Alex Medina,’ explains the director Dean C. Marcial. ‘We hope our audience can see our motherland in all of its colors, from the city-pop of the capital to the lush shores of the provinces.’
‘Ghost’ explores the themes of the duality of love, a fierce romance on the one hand and a devastating disappointment on the other, perfectly fitting into a coming-of-age story that ‘Fixations’ unfold. ‘Everyone's been broken from something. You smoke some weed, you fall in love, they turn out to be a fuckboy, you're with someone shitty, you break up, you ghost them, you still love them, you resign, you meet someone new and there’s hope again.’
Listen to ‘Ghost’ and ‘Fixations’ by Raquel Lily to reignite hope in your life.
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