It’s been a while since I last posted. I have been busy with a lot of things and it just requiered putting in the hours. I stayed in Madrid this summer, had a great time, worked and enjoyed the slower pace of the city. It was inspiring and I learned a lot. I feel great, I’m doing shows here and there and am collaborating with other nice artists, doing some backingvocals for their songs.
”The album, what about the album, you’ve been so quiet about it”- I knoooow, it was just that there were still so many little things to do, but it’s almost time! Just wait and see! Just wait and seeeeee : )
Right after we finished the last recordings for the album, I almost immediately went back into the studio to record for another project that I am involved in. And I am so excited about it. It is going to be almost the total opposite of the pop- rock oriented SAS album but I love it so much! I can’t wait to tell you more about it, but we still have some songs to finish, write and record and I would like to focus on the release of the new album now. But there is already another record in the making!
Ah, by the way: This summer I started a weekly 1 minute video blog, called ‘ Short Story Sunday’. It’s about my weekly musical whereabouts. You can watch it on my Instagram and facebook account. And yes, you may hit ‘follow’, if you like. ( ah, just hit it right now, why not?! ; ) It helps me get more exposure and thus more work, more joy, more happiness and food on the table as well. You are quite important, as you can see. If you don’t have social media, but you would like to receive the videoblogs, please subscribe to the webpage or send me an email and I will happily send you the vids.
That’s it for now, friends. I will be back soon and finally present you the new album. For those who wish to be included in this batch of shippings (you already come from 14 different countries!) : Buy the album now (either digital , you’ll receive the digital booklet in pdf over email, or the printed version, digitial alum and a few more goodies. It so good, you just want to have it ;). heck yeah, I want to buy the new album!
ENTRADAS CONCIERTO EN LA DIVINA TERRAZA 13 DE JULIO MADRID
Join me for an acoustic evening on one of the most beautiful private terraces in the city: La Divina Terraza. Madrid under the stars, lovely people, something from the bar and songs you might want to hum to, sway to or just listen to. I’ll be singing in English, Spanish ánd Dutch and you will defenitely hear some new material and some snippets from the new album! We’ll send you the exact location (barrio tetuan, linea 1), after buying your tickets.
Enquieries: firstname.lastname@example.org . Join us! x S.
Finally, spring decided to ‘land’ in Madrid, too. We have been having a lot of rain and some cold weeks and I was desperate for some sunwarmth. And today was a good day. I had a busy few days with a nice concert as a highlight at the Dutch Embassy here in Madrid to celebrate Kingsday. It was an honour and a lot of fun. And today is Monday and there was nothing urgent on the agenda. And… the sun had come out!
I decided to first take a walk along the river Manzanares. There are some parks nearby where I live, so I can always connect with nature and I do that often. Watching the ducks build their nests, visiting the little ‘hidden’ pond where the frogs ‘sing’ (what is it they do actually? Who knows?) . I found a nice spot, lay in the grass, dreamed away and thought a bit about the next steps I need to take. Apart from work, I have decided to finally finish my apartment. It really needs a paintjob! Yes!
The album and the presentation for the launch is going great, but we are more people working on it and therefore the release will be after the 15th of May. However, I can’t really say when. It’ll be either the end of June or the beginning of September. But it’s worth the wait and we can grow an appetite 😉 . But boy, is everything going to be gorgeous!
If you are interested in preordering the album: you’re in luck! Please browse around in my litlle shop. I highly recommend the option with the physical artwork. You won’t regret it as there is more to the experience than music… 😉 click here to pre-order
I’m also writing for another cool project. Something really out of my comfort zone, but absolutely beautiful and I am reall happy with what I’ve got so far. I will keep you posted ofcourse.
So, yes, that’s it for my little update. I hope you are having an amazing spring. Enjoy it, wherever you are.
Yes! It is getting more real every time. I am working hard, together with some amazing people to present something beautiful for you to enjoy. I’m feeling amazing, being able to create this and I’m happily passing that feeling on. A special thank you, my crowfunders, for making this all possible.
The expected release date is May 15. But you can already pre-order your copy here ! I will keep the surprise, though ;).
If you wish to make a donation in return for the album and its artwork > €25,- : it is still possible and very much appreciated. With your help I can send this baby off into the skies. Thank you so so much.
Enjoy this spring, lovely people, speak soon, xx, Sas
Thank you so much for your generous donation:
Adrian*, Ana, Antonio Juan*, Ans*, Annemiek*, Antonio, Barbara*, Barney*, Benjamin*, Carme*, Carmen*, Carlos P*, Carlos F*, Chris* ,Corrie*, Daniel*, David, Dutch Ladies Business Club*, Elisa, Els*, Eric*, Erwin*, Eva*, Feikje, Gareth*, Geertrude*, Gerard*, Gome, Guido, Haim*, Helena*, Frederik*, Iris*, Jean Pierre*, Jaume*, Jelle*, Joan Ramon*, Johan* Kiona*, Laura*, Lonneke*, Maria, Mariska, Marjan*; Marlies, Martin*, Maurik*, Michele*, Mee*, Menne*, Menno*, Misja, Monica*, Nicoletta, Niek*, Noud*, Paloma*, Paul*, Peter*, Rachel*, Richard L*, Richard S*, Rik*, Rinus*, Rodolfo*, Roberto*, Saskia*, Sibylle*, Silvia*, Stephan*, Ulla*, Wim*, Yassine*, Yorick*, Yvonne*
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- Make a donation and you’ll receive a digital copy of the album + the gorgeous booklet* with the artwork, once it is finished.
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Hello! My name is Sas, I am a singer and a songmaker and I am currently recording my second full length album. The genre is pop- poprock and it is going to be bright, melodic, full of energy and elegant at the same time. I am extremely pleased with how everything is going. The songs are vibrant and sparkling, and I love how this all is coming together in such a perfect way.
I chose to work with the best and the nicest musicians, photographers and graphic designers, because I believe that if you bring awsomeness together, you’ll get the best product. So, ‘my’ people, are just amazing and super nice. Music and Art is our life, but it is your life too. It’s everywhere and it’s often for free, even though there is an incredible amount of work and effort in creating it. So, this crowdfunding is just another form of paying for a product you might want to purchase or support. And it’s cool, really cool to be an art lover & supporter.♥
Any amount is appreciated, however small, you decide if and how much you want to give. And if you like my drive and you feel wealthy, please consider supporting my work with a generous or even a monthly donation. My ambition doesn’t stop with the release of this baby. I would like to take this album on the road with a live band and reach people. There really is no other purpose than spreading joy and fun. Music maybe, is as important as air and I just love to bring that to you. It is simple and I think it’s beautiful.
You will receive a digital copy of the album the moment it is released. (early 2019) *Donations over 20 euros include the gorgeous A5 fanzine- format booklet with the lyrics, info about the album, photos and artwork. You will receive an email from me where I will be asking you to send me a postal address. I ship worldwide.
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I thank you wholeheartedly for your time and for your generosity, you’re awsome