Lover Liar Sinner Saint is the new release from Ralz mathias a gulf coast native whose sound blends elements of soul,jazz,blues,rock and funk.With a voice that is soulful and passionate,urgent and pleading dropped into a mix of fender rhodes,organ,guitar, bass and drums the mood is set to address situations private,personal and political.
Lover Liar Sinner Saint is Ralz's first solo release since starting out in the mid 80's in Houston Texas with the Power funk band Beat Temple.The band would go on to release an ep "Lemon and Honey" and a full length cd "Hands of Mercy".On the strength of the recordings they would tour and perform with acts such as
Erika Badu,Fishbone,D"Angelo and the Ohio Players.SXSW was a frequent stop during this period and the band did several showcases there as well as appearing on nationally televised programs before disbanding in the late 90"s.
Since then Ralz has worked with other artist in and out of the studio writing, arranging,producing and lending his distinctive vocals to everything from gospel to hip hop,.
lover Liar Sinner Saint ,ladies and gentleman Ralz Mathias