My Brightest Diamond
Year of birth : 2006
Age: 9 years
Place of birth : New York, USA
Citizenship : United States
New classical avant-garde`My Brightest Diamond` - musical project of American singer and multi-instrumentalist Balls Warden (Shara Worden), founded in 2006, the year. Sound `My Brightest Diamond` is a mix of several genres: the avant-garde rock, opera, theater and classical instrumental music.
For centuries, music has evolved in the same direction ,driven into a clear framework of styles and genres, but in recent decades the music was able to escape from being a relic of the past boundaries and begin to develop independently, sweeping differences between the styles, genres and traditions. The result of this mixing is creativity Balls Worden, American singer ,which began a professional musician in 1997, the year, but the greatest fame and popularity gained through the project `My Brightest Diamond`. With over classical music education, Shara was so inspired by the rock scene in New York, that he immediately decided on its own musical experiments ,which until now dnyarodolzhayut delight fans around the world for its incredible arrangements and amazing vocals, wavering between opera singing, cabaret and barely audible whispering in the tradition of the avant-garde.
Shara Worden was born April 22, 1974 - the year in the city of El Dorado, Arkansas (Eldorado, Arkansas).From early childhood, parents, organist and dirizherhora tried to instill in the girl a love of music, and the main teacher for Worden was her uncle, a professional jazz musician, who not only helped her with music theory, but was able to train a number of techniques of playing the piano. After school, Ball entered the University of North Texas (University of North Texas), where she studied singing and theory muzyki.ebolshim vacation in her career was the year after graduation, which she held in Moscow ; This trip also marked the album `Session I`,which was released after his return to the United States (United States).
After moving to New York, she quickly met with musicians and was so keen muzykalnyi modern trends reigning on the urban scene, she decided to try to combine his classical education, opera and classical instrumental ,which were filled her childhood, with her new hobbies, in particular, to the avant-garde rock.
For several years, Ball played under the pseudonym `Awry`; among the most prominent works of the period mozhnonazvat music to statement ` Dead without pogrebeniya` (Men Without Shadows) based on the same works of Jean- Paul Sartre (Jean-Paul Sartre). For a while the singer performed in a group of popular American musician Sufyan Stevens (Sufjan Stevens) on the position of the back-vocalist ; Together, they recorded the album `Illinois`, who took the lead poztsii in the charts after the release in 2005.
Work on the project `My Brightest Diamond` began in 2006 year. Initially, the project was conceived as a solo, but it soon appeared at the balls need for other musicians and even a whole string ensemble, so that on average, in the recording of albums take part about 20 musicians. The first studio album `Bring Methe Workhorse`, which brought together both early and more recent songs Warden, published in 2006 year ,and only a few months there was an album of remixes - `Tear It Down`. Both records were successful with fans and received rave reviews from critics, who noted the interesting sounds and unusual approach to creating music Balls. So, the journalists `Pitchfork Media` solo album was estimated at 8.1 points out of 10 possible.
In 2008-year released a new album, `My Brightest Diamond` -` A Thousand Shark`s Teeth`, warmly received the music community, but were slightly less popular than the debut. Simultaneously with recording record Warden continued to work with other musicians on storonnmi projects and often gave concerts. After three years of silence in 2011-year Bowl fans cheered the new work - `All Things Will Unwind`. Representing several altered sound, Warden, however, has not moved away from the original concept, continues to combine classical music with modern styles of use and even electronic elements.