‘When I make an album I really give my life toit, and this time I am inviting people around the world to be part ofthis’ says Susheela Raman on the eve of her UK tour,which will take her to five cities in six days.
Tamil Londoner Susheela Raman is one of the UK’sfinest singers and celebrated around the world for pushing the boundaries ofmusical experimentation. Announcing her latest project on the crowd-fundingplatform Pledge, she seeks to engage in a creative partnership withher followers for her sixth studio album. Since her debut recording SaltRain in 2001, Mercury Prize-shortlisted Susheela Raman has madeherself a name as a ‘true innovator’ (The Guardian) forher unique and genre-defying collaborations.
Following her headline appearance at SouthbankCentre’s Alchemy festival earlier this year, she will take aneclectic line-up on tour across the UK, road-testing new material for herhugely ambitious recording project.
‘It gives us the freedom and responsibility todeliver music straight from the heart’, announcesthe singer, reflecting on today’s musicians struggle to produce creatively in atime where the established music industry is less and less able to supportrecording projects outside the commercial mainstream.
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