Poetica Releases New Track ‘Sleep When I’m Tired’, Following Previous Single ‘Unconditional’

Press Release


Oct 13, 2021 13:00 EDT


MPress Records has just introduced “Sleep When I’m Exhausted” on the heels of prior solitary “Unconditional”, the new monitor from Poetica, a spoken-term idea album conceived, produced and engineered by 6-time Impartial Music Award winner Rachael Sage. The observe premiered in Americana Highways. With its roots planted firmly in experimental and boundary-pushing genres, Poetica is a cinematic, stylistically expansive odyssey. Its fusion of poetry with jazz, classical and Americana musical elements phone calls to brain these types of poets/musicians as Leonard Cohen, Laurie Anderson, and Patti Smith. Poetica’s self-titled album releases on Oct 22 (pre-purchase the album HERE).

With its promptly hummable melody, Poetica’s “Snooze When I am Tired” harnesses Japanese European and flamenco musical flavors to capture the emotions that arise from bodily and mental exhaustion. Singer/producer Rachael Sage and 3x Grammy winning cellist Dave Eggar channel smoky bar vibes, depicting love’s resilience in the facial area of duress. Beatbox grooves, acoustic guitar, and blues harmonica give vibrant accompaniment, which capabilities Will Wilde on harmonica, Russ Johnson on trumpet, Jeff Allen on upright bass, Dave Eggar on cello, Jack Petruzzelli on piano, Doug Yowell on drums, and Gerry Leonard on electric powered guitars.

Hear to “Sleep When I am Weary”

Beginning as a duo collaboration under lockdown involving Sage and her longtime cellist Dave Eggar (Esperanza Spalding, Duncan Sheik, Corinne Bailey Rae), Poetica shortly developed into a entire-blown, cinematic spoken term album, with Sage producing and engineering the undertaking in isolation with limited equipment she took place to have with her while on tour while sending data files again and forth to bandmates and guest musicians from each genre the task was mixed by Grammy® winner Andy Zulla (The Sweet Stays, Stephen Kellogg). From in excess of 200 poems written equally throughout and prior to lockdown, Eggar – whose mom and dad are both poetry professors – volunteered to support Sage decide on the 18 spoken-phrase parts that ultimately comprised the album.

Sage clarifies, “‘Sleep When I am Tired’ is the only sung piece on Poetica – compared to the rest of the album staying spoken-phrase-focused content. The motive I bundled it was simply because it was composed in actual time off the leading of my head, as I sang the lyrics around a guitar loop without having editing a line or redoing the lead vocal…it was 1 just take, and a somewhat imperfect, gritty overall performance, but I felt it captured a emotion, in the spirit of the album as a whole. I experienced been listening to Nick Cave’s ‘The Weeping Song’ before in the night, fell asleep, and then resolved to construct a piece all over clapping, which you can listen to in the choruses. From there, I added beatboxing and percussion and just tried using to capture the essence of profound exhaustion, and the method 1 goes by way of hoping to arise from darkness into mild.”

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