The Painter

  • A. N. Zoey Stein

My new song, The Painter is out now! � There will be a music video in the next couple of months, for which I won a funding from the barbican.

The Painter on Spotify
“The Painter,” which is the continuation of the story told in the song "Sunflower", a story inspired by the life and works of Vincent van Gogh. “The Painter” looks at how a persons emotional turmoil is deeply intertwined with their surroundings. Van Gogh's brushstrokes were said to capture his inner world and his internal dialogue of repressed emotion. This song further illuminates this journey, highlighting how art can be a cathartic outlet when facing difficult times. It chronicles the struggle the relationship between artist and art has, that at times could be one of mutual admiration but also one of mutual neglect. Similar to a twin, an inseparable part of the artist that serves as a constant reminder of internal processes. The song has a beautiful and rich soundscape, instrumental input by @yamarmara on electric guitar & keys and @gianninarduzzi on a double bass with @s_orax on Guitar, Kalimba and Vocals, woven together with an underlying synthesizer track. Complete production by Sora X. Drawing in elements of blues and Baroque pop, accompanied by the raw edge of classic rock, Sora’s piece brings a unique sound to the music scene that is both courageous and captivating mirroring the impressionistic painting style of Van Gogh. Sora X invites fans and listeners alike on a new journey of introspection.

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