Audio: Kameron Corvet – Who Hurt Who?

Audio: Kameron Corvet - Who Hurt Who?

Kameron Corvet emerges from 'Kathy's Basement' with new single "Who Hurt Who?".

The single "Who Hurt Who?", written and produced by Kameron Corvet, is the first song he has released since his 'Kathy's Basement' EP (2020). Written, arranged, and produced by Corvet, "'Who Hurt Who?' is an ode to the classic post break-up songs of the 60s and 70s. Rooted in guitars and Corvet's signature vocal blend of falsetto and natural melodies, he uses his Grammy Award-winning songwriting to address failed relationships from the man's perspective. 'Who Hurt Who?' is somewhat autobiographical and yet also inspired by conversations I've had, stories I've heard, and even from watching very public celebrity breakups," shares Corvet. "Many times when a relationship ends, the explanation behind the breakup comes from the woman. 'Who Hurt Who' asks the question, who really hurt who? There's a perception that men aren't affected at all when a relationship falls apart. Hopefully the song helps to open up conversations about the importance hearing both sides before picking one."

"I don't know, I don't know what you told your friends / Did you really, did you tell the truth about, who hurt who / And now if we go, if we go, if we go again / Would you really, would you tell the truth about 'Who Hurt Who?'"

With Corvet serving in the role of producer as well, "Who Hurt Who?" musically boasts all organic instrumentation from trumpets, Fender Rhodes, organ, drums and bass recorded in various cities in the U.S. and Europe. "For a lot of musicians and others in the performing arts, the pandemic brought about an opportunity to use technology in ways we hadn't before. Recording live instruments has always been something I've traditionally done in a room with my fellow musicians. That's what makes the recording of 'Who Hurt Who?' so special. I hand-selected all the musicians and for the most part we all recorded remotely: the drums were recorded in Nashville, the horns in the Netherlands, the bass in Los Angeles, and the rest of the parts including my vocals were all recorded in Atlanta. Listening to the final version, it sounds as though we were in-studio and in-person. It's a testament to the relatability of the song, the importance of selecting the right musicians, and using the right technology." This, in conjunction with the lyric/melody composition make for a sound that's both bluesy and soulful in nature without compromising the essence of the message.

While Corvet conveys the storyline through the music, he shared his concept for the single artwork with illustrator, Oliver Banks, and together the collaborated on the artwork. "When I started conceptualizing the artwork, I knew that I wanted it to symbolically represent me in several ways," shares Corvet. "I wanted the artwork to give me the feeling of a forgotten Royal from the 17th century. The Krimson and Kreme represents my membership in Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. The purple heart is an homage to one of my favorite artists of all time, Prince, and is in-line with being hurt in battle. In this case, the battle is a relationship or love in general. There's more to the artwork and I'm interested in hearing people's interpretation of all the symbolism."

Audio: Kameron Corvet - Who Hurt Who?

About Kameron Corvet
Kameron Corvet (pronounced "Cor-vay") is a hit-making singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist from Cincinnati, Ohio by way of Baton Rouge, Louisiana who has worked with an impressive list of legends. A 4th generation singer/songwriter, Kameron began playing the acoustic guitar shortly before entering Morehouse College in Atlanta. After earning a degree in French, Kameron began teaching middle school French by day and pursuing his musical aspirations by night. After finally deciding to leave teaching and pursue music full-time, an unfinished song idea he composed and began writing landed in the hands of Rock and Roll legend, Sting, through reggae legend, Shaggy. This song, "Don't Make Me Wait", would be the catalyst for a collaborative album between the two which would culminate in performances on Good Morning America, The View, The Tonight Show, The Grammys, The Super Bowl and a live concert for Queen Elizabeth II's birthday. "Don't Make Me Wait" became an international hit and the #1 Reggae single in over 14 countries. It was the lead single for Sting & Shaggy's album '44/876' which was in turn awarded the 2018 Best Reggae Album Grammy. It was also named the year's #1 Reggae Album on the U.S. Billboard Charts.

In addition to working with the likes of Sting & Shaggy, Kameron has also written for R&B legends Toni Braxton, Case, Freddie Jackson, and Angie Stone. Those in the International music world know Kameron as a longtime collaborator of international superstar Mr. Probz including writing and featuring on the single "Turning Tables".

In 2020, Corvet released 'Kathy's Basement' EP, inspired by and dedicated to his mother. He's also landed a role portraying Aretha Franklin's guitarist in Nat Geo's Emmy Award-winning anthology series, "Genius: Aretha". The biopic honors her musical genius, legacy lasting influence, and highlights her social and civic activism. He dons his Red Beret to teach "Five Seconds Of French" the Corvet way on Twitter and Instagram.

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