ArccaPolo, upcoming Belgian-Brazilian singer and songwriter, releases his debut EP 'HALF'. Following the deep dive into the obscure corners of human psyche, this album sheds a light on his love for 80's rock, drawing melodic vibes from Depeche Mode and U2.
Raised in the colorful atmosphere of Rio de Janeiro, ArccaPolo builds up his own musical universe by compiling 80’s sounds from the airwaves. Strongly influenced by Brazilian rock, ArccaPolo drafts texts and inks early poems while attending the Villa-Lobos music school. His first whispers into songwriting have been uttered.
Showing up at concerts on the very spot of the world’s most famous Carnival, ArccaPolo observes artists whose act he dreams to one day emulate on stage. The fascination for this ability to generate such reaction from a crowd deepens his interest for singing. In the 2000's, ArccaPolo pursues his adventures on new shores, eventually settling in Brussels. All the while during his journey, from one continent to another, pieces of soulful melodies have been unceasingly stacking up in a corner of his mind.
In the glimpse of an eye comes 2021, ArccaPolo's creativity yearns to be set free. Finally, he means to materialize the twists and turns of his adulthood into songs. With the guidance of producer Eamonn Tobin, he delivers a message of perseverance. In the face of adversity, there is still a way to find inspiration.