Understanding the art of talked word, Sage take advantage of her subconscious and start a soul-searching journey …( a) psychedelic-inspired spoken-word ode to originality in all its complicated glory”– Noctis Magazine.
” enchanting … thoughtful, pensive as well as flush with a psychological thrive, all very carefully and expertly executed … just exceptional”– Found diamond.
” I absolutely like the Poetica items!!! Really relocating. Such magical music backdrops throughout … it is mesmerising!”– Howard Jones.
MPress Records has actually just released “Thanksgiving”, the very first track/video by Poetica, a spoken-word principle cd developed, produced and engineered by 6-time Independent Music Award victor Rachael Sage. The video clip premiered in Guitar Girl (United States) and Noctis Magazine (UK). Poetica is an adventurous combination of verse with jazz, classical and Americana musical aspects in the blood vessel of Leonard Cohen and also Laurie Anderson. It intends to develop a link as well as shared experience using the unifying power of words. Daring yet acquainted in its affection, Sage’s voice is completely in your home in the lack of typical song framework.
With its honored horn lines and retro string hooks, the launching track “Thanksgiving” is a psychedelic spoken-word ode to individuality in all its complex magnificence. Directed and also computer animated by NLX, the video clip stimulates the beatnik period with clever typewriter-inspired images, a decidedly devoted (red/black/white) color-scheme, and an aesthetic flow that completely reflects the stream-of-consciousness vocals. Percolating percussion as well as sporadic bass lines sustain lively wah guitar riffs in this sensual, empowered music-poetry banquet for the eyes, ears and mind.
Starting as a duo cooperation under lockdown between Sage as well as her long time cellist Dave Eggar (Esperanza Spalding, Duncan Sheik, Corinne Bailey Rae), Poetica quickly evolved right into a full-on, motion picture spoken word album, with Sage creating and also crafting the task alone with limited gear she occurred to have with her while on scenic tour while sending out documents back and forth to bandmates and also visitor musicians from every genre. From over 200 poems created both during as well as prior to lockdown, Eggar– whose parents are both poetry professors– offered to aid Sage choose the 18 spoken-word pieces that eventually made up the cd.
” Writing tune lyrics is really various for me than composing rhymes,” says Rachael Sage. “Rhymes come from a lot more subconscious, mysterious area that I would Thanksgiving Day Shirt practically call a type of soul-searching. It’s an extremely spiritual process for me and also I typically discover something after the fact, once each poem is written. I’ve been actually taking pleasure in the absence of any kind of song framework while producing these plans, and I additionally greatly debt Dave Eggar for supporting this vision, as well as my writing, unquestionably.”.
Along with three-time Grammy ® candidate Dave Eggar, factors to Poetica consist of renowned klezmer clarinetist David Krakauer, Spooky Ghost guitarist (as well as longtime David Bowie bandmate) Gerry Leonard, jazz trumpet player Russ Johnson, drummer Quinn (Janelle MonÃ ¡ e) and also UK-based blues harmonica gamer Will Wilde. Regular music companions Kelly Halloran (Michael Franti), Doug Yowell (Suzanne Vega), Jack Petruzzelli (Rufus Wainwright), and also James Mastro (Patti Smith) added violin, drums, and also electric guitar, respectively.