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Rachael Sage Premieres Skating-Themed Video for ‘Blue Sky Days’ From New Album, Character

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up-to-date: Could 18, 2020 16:31 EDT

As premiered by PopMatters (US) and Music News (United kingdom), Rachael Sage has released a new online video to accompany her Leading 40 charting solitary, “Blue Sky Days” from her album Character. At first composed as a meditation on gratitude in the midst of her individual most cancers recovery, Sage’s music has taken on new resonance in the course of Covid-19. Each 7 days due to the fact lockdown, Rachael has been performing “Blue Sky Days” online through her Fb Livestream periods “Stay In With Sage” (benefiting New York-based charities), wherever listeners from all in excess of the globe have expressed how much the lyrics’ uplifting imagery has been assisting them remain good and hopeful.

The online video, directed by award-successful cinematographer Michael Flanagan and produced by longtime collaborator Nick Clark, attributes 10-year-old determine skater Morgan Sage (no relation), and was filmed at the historic Evarts Rink in Katonah, NY as perfectly as Carriage Home Studios in Stamford, CT. The charming clip was conceived and artwork-directed by Rachael, who has been a passionate lifelong fan of determine-skating. Combining sleek, expansive movements on the ice with the heat intimacy of a solo piano performance, the online video supplies an artistic antidote to the world wide problem of “sheltering in area”.

Rachael describes, “As a survivor, it was crucial to pair this music with imagery that exemplified the liberty that comes from regaining control not only of one’s physical system, but in excess of one’s spirit as perfectly. When I noticed Morgan skate, her sheer joy and pure expressiveness straight away reminded me of what I was sensation when I performed my very first present right after my recovery. The music is primarily about hope, as perfectly as a individual sort of gratitude that is much stronger simply because it is grounded in mindfulness. Now far more than ever, we all can concur that wellness, liked-ones and the splendor of mother nature are treasured beyond evaluate… and that at some point, the clouds do apparent.”

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Source: MPress Documents