When the sounds of soul electric and pop come together you get an arrangement of musical talent that is unlike any other this collaboration of sound is exactly what artist Raul Luar is ready to bring to the table. As a talented singer-songwriter Raul Luar fuses his personal experiences into his lyrics in order to give an in-depth feeling that is not only catchy but relatable. Between the dynamic in fierceness of his voice the edginess of the beats and rhythms in his music and the relevant lyricism Raul Luar is ready to conquer the music industry with his talents. Raul Luar is a 22 year old Miami native that has always had a deep passion for music. Coming from a deep-ed close and loving family his first experiences with music came about spending time with them at local karaoke bars in Miami. Although he and his family weren’t aware of the musical abilities at the time a young 6 year old Raul Luar would be too shy to perform in front of a group of strangers until his outgoing family would push him to get over his fears and have him sing. Little did anyone know that withdrawn 6 year old was slowly developing his skills and confidence in order to become the gifted performer that he is today. His sound is a reflection of the plethora of musical inspirations that have left him with an ambition to create and mold his own distinctive persona. He draws his vocal inspiration from soulful singers that emulate strength and powerhouse vocals such as Marvin Gaye Kelly Clarkson Sam Cooke Bruno Mars along with Florence and the Machine. While his writing is heavily influenced by pop and RB vocalists with sick and intriguing lyricism these artists range from artists such as JoJo to Travis Garland and Lana Del Rey. Raul Luar is drawn to music that holds a relatively dark and heavy beat which is why his music holds such a stimulating electrical pop sound. Raul Luar’s musical credibility is not the only thing that sets him apart from other artists as he has shown how big his heart is with his past memorable experiences. For years throughout his high school life he had dreamed of being a part of a non-profit organization that he had been introduced to his freshman year. This group of young musical phenomenon’s known as The Young Americans is also credited to being the first show choir in America and Raul Luar had his heart set on being a part of the organization. After his second Young American’s workshop his senior year he auditioned and his dream finally became a reality. He then picked up his life and moved to Southern California to be a part of this organization where he had the chance to work with renowned performers from Broadway television and the music industry. While in this organization he was also given the opportunity to change lives teaching the beauty of music and working with at-risk children in California as well as children throughout the United Kingdom and China. After his experience of not only sharing his musical talents with people worldwide but also releasing his heart and soul into his teachings and performances he moved back to Florida to begin working on his solo musical career. With great dedication Raul set out to audition for American Idol where in 2012 he finally received his golden ticket to Hollywood. Although his stay was cut short in Hollywood week it only made him stronger and he came home with a fresh perspective knowing that it was time to put his plans of writing and recording music into action. He is currently sharpening his skills as a song writer and travels to Miami to collaborate and produce music. Raul states “If I can touch just one soul with my style of music and my voice then everything I am doing is all worth the nights of recording until 6:30 in the morning”. He is proud to finally present to the world his musical dreams that are coming to fruition through his dedication of staying true to himself while radiating uniquely significant music that will surely leave a positive impression on your spirit. With a heart of gold and a voice of steel Raul Luar is determined to leave a mark on your soul with his eclectic music and his movement of being authentic and living for yourself.