Alex Genadinik is a singer, songwriter and entrepreneur with a unique and timeless style. Regular readers of The Static Dive are well acquainted with the prolific artist. The storyteller first appeared on these pages in February with his song “Enchanting Woman,” a tragic folk song inspired by the writing of Russian poet Bulat Okudzhava.
Each of Alex Genadinik’s stories ties an original tale to some famous person or event from history. Previous songs have found inspiration in the work of legendary artists from Robert Frost to Michelangelo. On his latest, the singer gives a nod to the great Ludwig van Beethoven.
“The One Who Didn’t” is the latest single from Alex Genadinik, released worldwide to all major streaming services on November 23, 2021. On the track he tells an epic tale of a man on a mission to live life to the fullest and not be the “one who didn’t.” Beethoven’s 5th symphony inspires the protagonist as he sings his song over a mix of traditional folk music paired with cinematic strings and synths.
Check out “The One Who Didn’t” video below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Indie Songwriters playlist or listen on your favorite streaming service. Follow the links below to connect with Alex Genadinik, his music and his consulting firm, Problemio.