Very different from other work I have heard by Susan. Elements of Gregorian chant, the 2001 A Space Odyssey soundtrack and pure ambient drone. And all done with voice only. Heady stuff!
Favorite track: The Scent Of The Sea.
'Secrets And The Sea' is a series of meditative pieces for voice. Plaintive, melancholic but ultimately full of hope and healing.
'I grew up near the sea and from a young age I learned to share my grief with the ocean. Even to this day, when life feels overwhelming, I walk, alone, to the shore and tell my troubles to the waves. I picture my words being pulled out with the tide and held safe, as ghosts, for me, until I’m ready to feel, to grieve and to heal…'
Susan, August 2021
released August 6, 2021
Composed, Performed and Produced by Susan Matthews