Arthur Rivers - "You're a Miracle"
Arthur Rivers Biography “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” ― Alexander Pope OR I always feel happy. You know why? Because I don’t expect anything from anyone. Expectations always hurt. - William Shakespeare Arthur is an accomplished Musician and soulful Singer/Songwriter based in Switzerland, Germany. A talented creative, he is also a Cinematographer and Video Artist, respected within the industry for his originality and versatility.
His dual ability to dabble in both acoustic and electronic soundscapes sets him apart. On a mission to make his audiences smile and enjoy life as much as he does, Arthur’s music charms, enlightens and delights a varied audience the world over. Hailing from Kazakhstan, and raised in Germany as the son of a music Professor, it was only natural that music would become Arthur’s lifelong ‘partner in crime’.
With his ukulele in hand, Arthur has traversed a dynamic career path, spanning several countries over almost [a decade/two decades]. He has been a Chemist and an Audi Test Driver in Germany, a Waiter in Japan, a Construction worker in Ukraine, a Bartender in Australia, Tree Planter in Canada, and a Cinematographer in Switzerland.
Over the years, Arthur’s music-making has harmonised with his diverse life experiences, making his beats real, raw and relatable. Arthur’s graceful groove is indie/folk/blues-infused, making his work timeless treats for his audience. Uniquely, he also enjoys creating electronic indie/alternative music that often conflicts with his easy-listening line-up but complements a deeper side of his soul.
Known for his positive vibes both on and off the stage, his carefree attitude is emulated in his tunes that transcend themes of love, hope, journey, struggle, relationships and self-reflection. Sometimes, described as blissful bonfire music, Arthur’s music is a raw reflection of a life well-lived. Arthur attributes his inspiration to traveling for over four years to almost every continent of the world and thriving on the meeting of minds in different places.
Drawing inspiration from his own life experiences as well as influences such as Jack Johnson, and Jason Mraz, he hopes that his music helps others to break free from their own barriers and be who they want to be. “If my music puts a smile on your face and makes you feel good, then I’ve done my part to make the world a better place.”
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