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Soca for Lovers: Far Away by Adam O & Dj Private Ryan

By Published March 02, 2024

Originally posted on the blog Sokah2Soca ( We bring you only the best new music, while Island Vybe Radio rocks it live on the air!!

Soca music is the engine that drives Caribbean-styled carnivals around the world. It is known for its fast-paced and energy-driving songs. However, there is a groove side to Soca music, and for this article and the segments to follow, we are going to focus on songs that we label "Soca for Lovers." These songs will put a smile on your face, make you relax, and make you think about someone special in your life. Today we start with a Riddim by DJ Private Ryan and may feature a few songs from the album titled Sun Kissed Shores Riddim. 
This first featured song is an example of a song that shows how Soca music can amplify love and reveal the true nature of relationships between men and women. “Far Away” by Adam O and DJ Private Ryan is our first dive into the world of "Soca for Lovers."  It is from the Sunkissed Shores EP, which was released in 2021. The song is about a man who loves a woman who is far away from him, and he yearns for her touch and her love. He sings:
Baby, why you so damn far?
Baby, why you so damn far away?
I need that body in my arms.
I hate it when you so damn far away.
I need you to dress back for me.
Gyal I want to feel that body.
The song expresses the longing and passion that the man feels for the woman, and how he hopes that she will come back to him soon. The song also features a catchy chorus and a lively beat that make it suitable for dancing and celebrating love. He loves her, but she is not there to share the love he has for her. He yearns for her touch, for her love. This is "Soca music for lovers.".
Soca music is a genre that celebrates the culture and spirit of the Caribbean, and it can also be a medium to express love and romance. “Far Away” by Adam O and DJ Private Ryan is one of the many songs that showcase the versatility and vibrancy of Soca music.
We stepped back a few years for this one that showcases the smooth and sensual side of Soca music. If you have a song that you think we can feature in a post, please share it with us. We will be happy to create a post for that song. For now, dream on and enjoy this moment; daydream and think about what was and what can be. Think "Soca Music for Lovers"!
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Production Notes/Music Credits:
Song Title: Far Away 
Artists/Performed by: Adam O x DJ Private Ryan
Album: Sunkissed Shores Riddim
Origin: St. Croix, US Virgin Islands/Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Soca
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