Title - 'Intuition'
Artist - Rändi Fay
For those not in the know, Rändi Fay (lyricist and vocalist) is a former veterinarian who began her professional songwriting and performing career at age 50; her strongest musical influences being jazz, 60’s & 70’s classic hits, music theater and classical music.
Aaron Zinsmeister (composer, producer, synths & orchestration) has a degree in music and recording technology, and has played in bands since his teens with influences from symphonic metal to video game soundtracks to classical orchestration.
From this award winning, dynamic pair not only has a dramatic new genre of music emerged - one that blends the best of their creativity into a symphonic electronica - but a full-length, 11-track opus of an album too, entitled Intuition.
7. 'Lone Wolf'
9. 'East of Pain'
10. 'River of Time'
11. 'Rise in Love'
This quite breathtaking new concept album (that, as a whole, explores people's dualities) opens with the palpitating beauty of 'Firefly,' a commentary on our contemporary obsessions with superficial appearances and augmented personal realities, and that's backed by both the mesmerizingly, opulently dark 'Jezebel,' and the delicate electronic euphoria of 'Mystified.'
The drama, shifts and textures of symphonic electronica cross the boundaries of generations and genre, exploring human emotion with no holds barred continues onward with the seamless pairing of the roustabout 'Uncaged' and the beautiful 'Serenity,' before we land on the pulsating, absolutely dancefloor-ready, Hi-NRG euro beats of the title track, 'Intuition.'
A cut that evokes everything that is great about their produced sound, let alone both Fay and Zinsmeister themselves, of course, the ideal song for anyone whose partner is shrouded in mystery is up next within the mid-tempo lead single 'Lone Wolf.'
Fay’s poetic lyrics and transcendent vocals set to dramatic production and dynamic melodies are once again brought to the fore on the achingly driven, affecting shroud of depression found with the 'Melancholia' tale, and then the sitar-driven melodies of 'East of Pain.'
This quite expansive, and uniquely told from the heart opus of a storytelling album then rounds out with the heartfelt orchestrations and alluring elegance of both 'River of Time,' and then the euphoric album closer 'Rise in Love' (“Rise with me/Rise above/Together we’ll rise in love”).
As Fay herself says, "Intuition is an album of 11 passionate songs woven into an honest story of discovery and love. We've held nothing back while creating a new sound, symphonic electronica!"
"From intimate to epic, our music is edgy and elegant, a captivating blend of poetic lyrics, expressive melodies and dynamic virtual orchestrations, a spectrum of emotion and musical expression."
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