alisha erao's debut ep as lush agave synthesizes her formal training as a classical vocalist with her passion for minimal electronic music. through a sampling of melodies, lyrics, and overall sentiments from her favorite arias and art songs songs for a moon evokes an aura of tragedy and mysticism.
watch the video for asturius, directed by historia photos
released May 18, 2019
dedicated to janet grace barratt
thank you to my partner, the friends and family who supported this journey, and to all my students over the years - your voices remain my most cherished sounds.
inspired by and incorporations from claude debussy’s “beau soir”, léo delibes’s “les filles de cadix”, manuel de falla’s “asturiana”, ralph vaughan williams’s “silent noon”, and giacomo puccini’s “un bel di vedremo”.
// all music composed, performed and recorded by alisha erao
// guitar by meg mulhearn on "mono no aware"
// production consulting by meg mulhearn
// mixed by adam mcdaniel and alex farrar at drop of sun studios in asheville, north carolina
// mastered by valgeir sigurðsson at greenhouse studios in reykjavík, iceland
// album artwork by cody sarabia