Melbourne rising star Rance Lazarus strikes gold with Spend A Little Time With Me

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Melbourne rising star Rance Lazarus strikes gold with Spend A Little Time With Me

Rance Lazarus
words by staff writer

With Spend A Little Time With Me, Rance Lazarus showcases his talent and authenticity, solidifying his position as one of Melbourne's rising stars.

Defying musical boundaries with a captivating fusion of pop, soul, rock, and country, up-and-coming singer-songwriter Rance Lazarus has unveiled his second single of the year, Spend A Little Time With Me.

Released on July 21 and the follow-up to February’s Somebody New, this genre-defying track is a masterclass in musical versatility and showcases Lazarus’s exceptional talent and artistic vision.

From the very first notes, Spend A Little Time With Me draws you in with an infectious melody that effortlessly weaves heartfelt lyrics, captivating rhythms, and unforgettable hooks. Lazarus’s storytelling prowess takes centre stage, painting a vivid picture through his evocative lyrics that resonate deeply with listeners, evoking a range of emotions.

At its core, Spend A Little Time With Me is a stunning and heartfelt ode to connection. The soulful melody and poignant lyrics invite listeners to share dreams, dance to their favourite songs, and explore the depths of profound love. The song’s plea to spend time together captures the longing to be known and understood, making it an irresistible invitation to embrace vulnerability and forge meaningful relationships.

Signifying a breath of fresh air, with a unique and refreshing sound that is sure to resonate with a larger audience, Lazarus sings:

I think you, should spend a little time with me, spend a little time with me, 

I think you, should spend a little time with me, and get to know, get to know me. 

It really is a song that will have you singing along after just one listen and craving more:

I know I’m not the only one who’s got his eyes on you,

Yeah I know it’s true,

So I can’t wait to give it a try to  see what we could be, we could be.

As soulful as it is electrifying, Lazarus’ influences surge and flourish throughout the near three and a half-minute track, with nods to icons like John Mayer, Keith Urban, Coldplay, and Ed Sheeran. The result is mesmerising and infectious rhythms and unforgettable hooks, lifted even higher with Lazarus’ voice, fuelled by distinctive warmth and range, allowing him to convey a wide range of emotion throughout the song.

The production of the track is also nothing short of impeccable, a testament to Lazarus’s dedication to pushing musical boundaries. The seamless fusion of pop, soul, country, and rock elements creates a rich and textured sonic landscape that allows the song’s emotional depth to shine through.

“I couldn’t be more excited about the release of Spend A Little Time With Me,” says Lazarus.

“It’s a song that truly represents who I am as an artist and reflects my growth and creativity. We’ve all poured our hearts and souls into this track, and I can’t wait for people to hear it.”

Having made waves since his debut, Lazarus has established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry, masterfully weaving heartfelt lyrics and soulful melodies into his music. His remarkable talent and compelling live performances with simply his guitar in hand and emotive vocals have earned him a growing fan base and critical acclaim, making him one of Melbourne’s most promising – and unforgettable – musical stars.

With a music video on the way, Lazarus will celebrate the launch of his newest single with a special show at The Catfish in Melbourne on Saturday, 29 July. The event will also feature two incredible supporting acts, The Koi Fish and Lucienne Wynne. You can get your tickets to the show here.

If you do anything today, let it be immersing yourself in the musical world of Rance Lazarus. This is a track that showcases an artist on the rise, combining genre-defying sounds and heartfelt storytelling that leaves an indelible mark on your soul.

You can stream Spend A Little Time With Me here. To stay updated on Lazarus’s latest news and announcements, make sure to follow him on Instagram or Facebook.