Sandra St. Victor - True North
Sandra St. Victor
recognized when the time came and from a rented cabin in Holland's woods created an album that reflects on the journey she's
been on for years, but took two years to make, Oya's Daughter.
In Yoruba, Oya is the orisha of the storms or winds of change, and as St. Victor escaped the city, she
was able to tap into emotions that city life help captive in her
The time in that cabin allowed her
to open up, hear what she
felt and relay it to melody.
The former lead singer of The Family Stand has shared microphones and stages with many of the greats, but it's taken time for her to unpack the observations she's collected through the years and to be able to pour them in her music.
experiences have taken her
around the world, but taking this time to focus on music was extremely exciting.
with a label (Shanachie Entertainment) that loves music and is supportive of her
vision of sharing who she
is in this moment as an artist, woman and mother.
Those words matched with Mark De-Clive Lowe's production and created a deeply personal album led by singles "I Prefer" and "Presence".
The spirit of Oya is alive as she
travels "true north", just making music and being honest with her
art, not trying to stay ahead of the curve, just being true to herself and her
Connect with Sandra St. Victor
(facebook.com/SandraStVictorSupport) and Twitter
(@SandraStVictor), but stop by her website (www.SandraStVictor.com) to all things SSV.
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