Interview with David Toradze
David Toradze is one of the first lyricists on our website PREMIUM LYRICS. We had the opportunity to make an interview with him.
PL: Hi David, please tell us about yourself.
DT: I am an entrepreneur establishing myself as a composer and a songwriter. My main interests in the music industry are film scoring and song writing, though they are contrasting entities they both are held in the same regard by me. As a composer: I create, orchestrate and collaborate on projects with other musicians. I’ve written music for string quartets, orchestra, choir and even EDM and techno tracks. As a songwriter and a poet I’ve been lucky enough to write beautiful lyrics. Even when not inspired I make it a habit to write something every day, because it could be just that one sentence or word that triggers something special that people need to hear.
PL: You are a lyricist. What brought you in this genre?
DT: I love writing lyrics and poetry. I love the whole scheme of creating rhythm with words as it becomes the percussion and the melody at once. Being a lyricist is like being an encyclopedia of gathered inspiration formed in an idea. As another art of expression, being a lyricist gives me an advantage over just being a composer. Scriabin, a famous Russian composer of late romantic period, had a condition called synethesia where is perception of tonality corresponded to a color sequence. For example D major would be yellow. The reason why I brought Scriabin as a main example is because when I hear music, I hear words, words corresponded to a phrase, even though biased, it completes the musical journey for me.
PL: Who are the artists have you found most inspiring?
DT: Lyricists like Sting and 2PAC are inspiring to me because of how they envision their words and how it's portrayed through their music, but most of my inspiration isn’t drawn from other artists. It’s drawn from philosophers like; Plato, Aristotle, Kant and Descartes. The proportion of beauty is symbolic for Plato and the aesthetics of music and arts for Descartes. There is so much to be inspired from.
PL: How do you see yourself in future?
DT: I don’t know as I am not there yet. What I want is to become a film composer where I can incorporate not only music I’ve written, but also lyrics and songs I would write for a film. In the future, as we are living it everyday, I want to become content and happy with what I create. Through my creations, I'd like to bring that happiness and joy to others.
PL: What do you think about PREMIUM LYRICS?
DT: It’s an innovative platform that has real potential to connect musicians and song writers. I don’t recall ever seeing a website dedicated only towards a market of promoting lyricists and helping musicians find words to their songs. I believe it’s a niche market and Premium Lyrics has a great idea.
PL: Thanks for the interview.
Here you can find all lyrics from David at PREMIUM LYRICS: https://www.premiumlyrics.com/en/search/artist/David+Toradze