We have been so excited over the past month preparing to release our new single. The energy has been building since we started recording the album in July, but everything is coming to a head with the 25th when the first single comes out. When we did start out on the first session this seemed so far off. How time flies!
DARA Begins Their Journey
Back in July when we first went into the studio we had so many ideas and plans for the album we could hardly wait. What a road we had ahead of us. As we worked on each song the album came clearer and clearer into view. But that first day of recording we had nothing but the ideas in our heads and the songs in our fingers. The magic of the studio is that it is a place for the songs to crystallize and grow into something more.
With what we had in mind for the album, we knew that it would be taking on a life of its own. Something that we were possibly even more excited about was to grow along with it. As we have poured our lives into these songs they have returned the love to us in ways we hadn’t imagined.
Learning Along The Way
When we set out to record this album it was important to us to go through track by track and get it recorded in the order that the songs show up on the album. The idea was that the energy and flow of our experiences would translate into more fluid energy and feel throughout the listening experience. Every step along the way we’ve been learning about not just music, but also life, and ourselves. This list of 5 Things DARA Has Learned In The Studio is only a short list of the lessons we’ve learned through the process of recording.
The First Single From DARA
The first single is something that everyone involved with DARA is all abuzz about. We have an interesting problem though… all of the music has turned out so well that we are unsure of which song to release! When we began to record the album we were pretty sure that we knew what song was going to be the first single. Since then we’ve seen other songs come and go as top contender for the single.
Now all of the music has been so refined that I would feel great about releasing any of them. It’s good to have some tough decisions on what we’re going to be releasing though. We’ll be ecstatic about whichever we release on the 25th, and even more stoked for when we’re able to release the entire album.
Sending love from DARA,