NYC based artist Shira has return with the release of her heartfelt track “Earth Is The Right Place For Love” written after the passing of her dad.
The singer/songwriter says of the track: “Earth is the Right Place for Love came after my dad passed away. He was sick for 9 months and until the day he died my heart didn’t even consider that as a possibility. So when it actually happened I couldn’t believe it. For years every time I would fly home when I got out to the arrivals hall a part of me would look for him in the crowd hoping to see him waving the sandwich he would always make for me when he came to pick me up.
This song was written when I was in deep depression and as a way to remind myself and the world that even when you feel that the worst has happened Earth is still the Right Place for Love.“
Born in Rochester, NY, Shira split her time growing up between Washington D.C. and Tel Aviv due to her parents job commitments. A true child of the world, from an early age she was drawn to music and acting as a way to make a connection and these twin passions would accompany her throughout her life.
Now based in New York City, Shira recently starred in the new Off Broadway musical, EVENING-1910 at Axis Theatre to rave reviews. Prior to that, she played the lead in the Off-Broadway production of Solitary Light where she met award winning guitarist and longtime music director of Blondie, Paul Carbonara. As they worked on the musical, which Carbonara co-wrote and arranged, a special music bond was created and Paul signed on to produce Shira’s debut album.
The album was recorded live in a big room in one of the oldest studios in New York City. It was here, a few steps away from John Coltrane’s personal RCA ribbon microphone, a 9’1” Steinway Grand from the stage at Carnegie Hall and Peter Gabriel’s multitrack recorder from the sessions for “So”, that the tracks from “Till The Morning Comes” came to life. Inspired by incredible artists like Joni Mitchell, Johnny Cash, Ingrid Michaelson, Glen Hansard and The Weepies, Till The Sun Comes is a fairy folk album with a touch of country jazz.