Ruby says, “I have learnt that life is a piece of art. It paints a picture that we are all part of...a story we can all tell...a lullaby that we can all hum...Moon and Back.”
“It’s difficult to describe my songwriting process. Rarely do I sit down to actively write a song. Most of the melodies come to me through dreams, which I then pick out on the piano before the traces disappear.”
Ruby Duff inhabits a place of celestial ambiguity and mystery, talking about the inspiration of Judy Garland in one breath and elephant ornaments in the next, yet whilst the stream of consciousness is difficult to follow, her creativity and passion for what she does, isn’t.
It’s clear that Ruby Duff was destined for another plane and the best we can do is follow her barefoot through a dreamscape of oddments and quirks. What stays with you, though, is not only the sheer listenability of her musings, but the wisdom that exudes from this 22-year-old from Leeds.