NY Times about the process of making her latest album out today. “I literally left everything I had just to lock myself in a cabin in the woods for months and complete this album. No phone, no nothing. I even deleted my Instagram.”Pretty girls in the music industry love stutting around in front of the camera all dolled up. Or if it's a slow song, walk around in front of the camera all dolled up. You're promoting ~your brand,~ building ~your empire,~ so it's exciting when a pretty bitch releases a video minus the pretty and the bitch. “I had to get away,” Dawn tells the
She faced a lot of hardships in recent years, including the inevitable end of Danity Kane, her father's cancer diagnosis and the death of her grandmother. “I didn’t know if I wanted to make music anymore,” she says. “It took a lot to come to this point, and this project is definitely the deepest, darkest place I’ve been. It became more than just an album when I decided to keep it going. It was my test. It was my therapy, and I had to go through it.”
Dawn gives us a badass galaxy warrior traveling through space and time until she reaches the sun in "Tide: The Paradox Effect," showcasing her strength embodied in a futuristic warrior seen in the visual clip.
“It’s darker, more experimental. It’s even uncomfortable at times,” she says of her new music. “I’d call it my ‘fall.’ I didn’t set out to sound different. I think I always did; this I just pushed further.”
Check out Dawn Richard's "Tide: The Paradox Effect" music video:
Are you a space warrior princess, too? I thought so.