Aundrea Radford


paper HEART is a singer and songwriter that plays the guitar, keyboard and bass. He describes his music as Melancholy-Funk: sad lyrics infused with danceable music. paper HEART's influences are Prince, Sade, The Cure, Duran Duran, The Cars, David Bowie, Blondie, INXS, George Michaels and countless of other 80's musicians. paper HEART is a member of BMI.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is the way I express myself, its the healing from bad relationships, players and wanna-bees.

What is your music dream?

To tour around the world and help people who are as Melancholy as me, with my music

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Parents having a better relationship with their children, instead of children having a relationship with their electronics.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

I Feel For You by Prince. It was the first real song that made me go wow he is incredible. I hope i can someday write a song that tugs at your heart, as this one did for me.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Prince, Sade, Duran Duran, The Cure, Blondie, The Cars, Inxs, George Michael, Naked Eyes, most 80s bands

What inspires you to make music?

Its my therapy, to release the hurt of bad relationships. Hopefully it can help somebody else.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

You can be hurt but you will survive, You may make bad decisions in relationships but you will love again. You can be loved and you deserved to have someone hold your heart, not break it.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

I feel electric like the world is correct.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Musicians keeping their masters or license their masters so they can get them back. Be there own record label

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I go to a few local bands in Oklahoma City, Ok on the weekends. I work at a regular job during the week, so the weekends are my only time.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Say something in their lyrics that makes them feel something. Shaking your butt is ok but if the lyrics don't mean anything why write the song?