Borrowed Body From In-Progress to Final Release
How are YOU? Have you had a great week?
I have had an enormously exciting week!
By now you may know that Borrowed Body has been released as the LEAD SINGLE for the album Songs To Heal and Empower.
It's been an exhausting and thrilling time - I have been so wired for weeks and it now feels so nice knowing it is done and OUT IN THE WORLD. Go baby go!
Yet it's odd to know HOW TO BE. When I am doing a workshop or performance I KNOW what I need to do - to prepare, to practise, to be as calm and as FULLY PRESENT as I can possibly be.
Yet this process- of delivering work out to the whole world in a digital form is oddly unnerving and I don't really know how best I can be, except unsettled and yet deeply excited. It;s big though. It's GLOBAL. Hell yeah!
No meditation for me this week - oh no! But today, in the days after the release, I really really really needed to chill and I HAVE.
Fall in to my breath.
This birthing and growing up metaphor is really apt - from the twinkle in the eye to the gestation, through to the many shapes and forms the song took under my guidance. Yet it has it's own life and I now let it go!
If you haven't heard it yet here's the link to stream on Spotify
And if you look here on my music page you will see links to lots of other streaming and downloading services.
There has been some exciting AIRPLAY!
Listen to some sneak PREVIEWS of some other tracks from the album Songs To Heal and Empower
Click on links to listen
MergingArts Global Radio
Finally I want to talk about how Borrowed Body went From In-Progress to Final
You will have seen the In-Progress video - here it is again
To make it easier to compare here is the short version of the final mastered and released version. Perhaps headphones would help here too!
What do YOU notice?
What else do YOU notice? I would LOVE to know what you think - do share below?
I hope you will notice there is so much that is different.
Not least the guitar input from the wonderful Giuliano Modarelli.
The composition and mixing process was long and complex for me, and I learnt an awful lot.
But when I took it finally to the incredible sound god Camilo Tirado and it got it's final polishing -wooooooo hoooooo!
That's the great thing about the generous creatives I have been lucky enough to work with. THEY HAVE MADE MY WORK shine.
It is crisp and clear and exciting.
I had loved creating and now sharing this song. I hope YOU love it too.
+ Don't forget if you in London that the FIRST TOUR DATE is in Rich Mix in on the 8th June - here's the link for the tickets https://richmix.org.uk/events/songs-to-heal-and-empower/
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See you next week!
With lots of love