Leaving to Returning
(2015) and the companion EP Never Met a Girl I Didn't Love
(2015) feature David Cole from Rubblebucket on drums. The video for “Heaven” from Leaving to Returning
, directed by Daniel Feighery and shot with a drone over Coney Island, world premiered at the Palm Beach International Film Festival, won Best Music Video at the Sene Film Fest, and Best Storytelling Award at the InterDrone Conference.
"The New New Colossus" EP (2015) drew the attention of Al Jazeera English who did a profile on Rue in early 2016. Infintesmal Records from Jacksonville, FL released the package as a limited edition cassette in March 2016.
"Broken Window" (2016) was written in the midst of fledgling sobriety. The album moves from nihilism to hope in less than an hour. It was recorded on the road with parts performed by friends all over the country then finished at Studio 76 in Brooklyn.
Rue recently finished recording his third LP tentatively titled, "Summer Somewhere" with Andrija Tokic at the helm. It will release in 2018.