Today, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Sahara Beck releases her sophomore album, ‘All Attention On Your Emotions’, the highly-anticipated follow-up to her critically acclaimed debut album, ‘Panacea’. Created in collaboration with ARIA Award winning Producer/Engineer/Songwriter Kon Kersting (Tones And I, The Jungle Giants, Milky Chance, Spacey Jane), ‘All Attention On Your Emotions’ is Sahara’s most raw and vulnerable anthology of music to date, featuring ten tracks, including recent releases Hard To Tell, Thinking Twice and Hunter, that delve into the complexities of the human condition.
Says Sahara of the album, “When I reflect on this record, I’m reminded of how much writing I’ve actually done across the years, the amazing people I’ve had the pleasure of writing with and the experiences and places that were all part of it. There are so many songs that have not made this record, and I can’t wait to release those at some stage. But the songs on this record are the ones that fit together best for myself and for Konsti [Kon Kersting]”.
Thematically, ‘All Attention On Your Emotions’ is inspired by Plutchik’s ‘Wheel of Emotion’, with each song taking on an emotional ‘character’– from envy, jealousy and heartbreak to love, admiration and hope. Through the use of contrasting vocal techniques and agile musical composition, the album takes listeners on a psychological odyssey, artfully dissecting the euphoric highs, the melancholic lows, and the various shades of light and dark experienced universally by humankind.
Penned during a period of deep introspection, ‘All Attention On Your Emotions’ is a testament to Sahara’s relentless pursuit of self-discovery and evolution. In her own words, “At the beginning of writing this album, I felt like a very loud person with lots to say, and so perhaps production-wise and vocally, you can hear that. But now, after all of this writing and reflection, I realise that I still have so much to learn and so much listening and watching to do.” She continues, “At present, I feel like a completely different person to the person who wrote these songs, but without writing these songs, I don’t think I would have been able to become the person that I am now.”
In support of the release, Sahara will embark on a national headline tour from Feb-March 2024. The tour, supported by Cult Artists and Secret Sounds Artist Management, kicks off in Ipswich on 9 February before moving on to Brisbane, Maroochydore, Sydney, Wollongong, Belgrave, Melbourne and Castlemaine, with more dates and locations TBA.
2024 ‘All Attention On Your Emotions’ Tour
Presented by: Cult Artists & Secret Sounds Artist Management
Fri Feb 9 – Ipswich / Yagera / Studio 188
Sat Feb 10 – Brisbane / Meanjin / The Old Museum
Sun Feb 11 – Maroochydore / Kabi Kabi / Solbar Playhouse
Thu Feb 15 – Sydney / Eora / The Vanguard
Fri Feb 16 – Wollongong / Dharawal Land / Music Lounge
Thu Feb 22 – Belgrave / Wurundjeri Land / Sooki Lounge
Fri Feb 23 – Melbourne / Naarm / Chapel Off Chapel
Sat Feb 24 – Castlemaine / DjaDja Wurrung Land / Bridge Hotel
Tickets on sale at 7am on 1st November HERE
** More Dates TBA **
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