Atonement is a tribute to our planet and a call from one mother to another to save it. Sasha is honored to release this song to benefit Waterkeeper Alliance, a global movement uniting more than 300 Waterkeeper groups around the world, focusing citizen advocacy on issues that affect our waterways, from pollution to climate change.
Centered on Sasha’s signature opulent soaring vocals, Lumiere is a diverse collection of original songs and unique reinterpretations of famous melodies. On her most personal album to date, Sasha compels the listener on an eclectic musical journey through themes of commitment, family, love, loss and redemption.
The Myth of Red
The Myth of Red is fusion of opera arias, Russian folk tunes, and art songs with beat-driven electronic soundscapes. The MOR features 13 tracks inspired by or based on Rachmaninoff (Awakening), Caccini (Ave Maria), Pergolesi (Stabat Mater) Saint-Saëns (The Forbidden Dance), and The Incubus by the notorious poet Charles Baudelaire. The production, programming, and keyboards of Frank Fitzpatrick and David Tobocman, and the lovely violin of Lili Hayden support the album beautifully. Delirium, Joey Moskowitz, and Dan Martinez contributed remixes.
Miles Away features 5 songs that will be on Sasha’s follow up to The Myth of Red. Sasha teamed with the extraordinary producing team Bliss to create the original songs Miles Away and Carnival. David Tobocman wrote the haunting Marigoldwhich Sasha recorded live with cellist Dave Eggar and pianist Emily Olin. Frank Fiztpatrick (producer of the Myth of Red) and Dave Schommer contributed their original take on Cyndi Lauper’s All Through the Night. L’amore E is a beautiful Italian ballad that features the haunting voice Philip Hamilton.
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Sasha teamed up with soprano Shawna Stone and Grammy award-winning producer Peter Asher to put their distinctive stamp on original songs (includingStabat Mater from the Myth of Red), opera favorites (Una Furtiva Lagrima) and contemporary covers from Radiohead (Fade Out) to James Taylor (Close Your Eyes) to Kansas (Dust in the Wind.) The album will be released on March 6 on Manhattan Records/EMI. www.SashaandShawna.com
As a fitting parallel to her career as a crossover artist in the electronica, chill-out genre (The Myth Of Red), soprano Sasha Lazard presents Moonfall, an album of songs performed live with an acoustic trio. Clean, direct, and passionate, this collection of songs, both classical and popular, offers Sasha’s voice unadorned except for the emotions and musical colors that are here in full bloom. Her trio include her longtime vocal coach: pianist Emily Olin (www.EmilyOlin.com) and cellist Noah Hoffeld.
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Kettle of Fish
“Unexpected”: The theme song from the feature film “Kettle of Fish” (Composed by David Tobocman)
“La Notte” Theme song from “The Lodger”