this album starts like a young baby bird that is kindly being pushed out of its homely nest . It opens its tiny little wings and realizes that is had captured the miraculous ability to fly in the great sky. It is so happy that the bird starts to sing with wide wakened eyes along with a euphoric feeling of success. Within its little feathered body it realizes that the whole world is at its tiny feet!
Then the album moves on with its audio appreciative wings all over an intriguing scene of the wetlands. This is the place in which frogs & toads gather and fishes stick their heads out of the water to see and hear what this wonderful music is all about. It’s Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s music and she brings it all out to give the soggy landscape a wonderful make-over with lots of pretty sparkles.
Time to open up the magical envelop and develop our love for this artist and her sound of music a bit more. Time to appreciate the melodies that are like harmonic little ensembles that makes me envision the legendary MoonDog dancing upon them in heaven. If heaven is a fair place it would be definitely broadcasted to this man’s quarters.
When I Try, I’m Full’ is a title that makes me want to type that when I listen to this magical album ‘I’m full and content’. There is enough pretty music going on along with miraculously done melodies to fill anyone with up. Add that there is also the sweet singing to add to the intriguing audio scape of kindness over here and you’ll probably be full for at least a whole week. The music is like a busy conversation but held in such a lovely music language that everyone could hear and understand.
With ‘Rare Things Grow’ Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith shapes an energetic landscape in which everything seems to be full of life. The music instruments are like living plants, trees, flowers and even wild life. They are all sipping water and growing into wonders of togetherness. Let’s hope that the music also makes the ears of a listener grow as with lovely material like this, it will sure be handy!
Arthropoda’ brings the sound of building up, of a happy energetic unity, a togetherness in which the compositional elements and voice work together to generate a wonderful positive world full euphoric love. This is the time to get high from actually hearing beauty!
Then there is ‘Stratus’ which seems to move through the calmer ways, with nice mellow melodies of a lovely day with an obvious warming sun shining all over them. All is laid back in this mild progression of natural kindness that parade around as if it’s doing so while walking on eggs.
Existence in the Unfurling’ showcases the strange but pleasant voice of the artist, comfortable at home in her natural musical habitat. Around her sparkles an electrifying sound around that slowly shows us the way into a hole in space to go and embrace yet another galaxy: one of clear eternal peace and beautiful happiness.