Peirson Ross singer songwriter who loves the “joie de vivre” of French culture talks about his new album, on the eve of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 big match France v USA

Peirson Ross his music comes from his heart,travel and all the nasty vicissitudes of life. His dream come true that his new album would be mixed by Phillipe Zdar who had produced Phoenix, Beastie Boys, Franz Ferdinand and French hip hop star MC Solaar this dream shattered when Zdar accidentally fell to his death, of a Parisian building. Pierson Ross had to adjust his game and move on and on the eve of one of the biggest games at FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, when USA for the first time take on a host nation France in a world cup talks about his love for France his music and the upcoming tour.

Peirson Ross music you may consider adding to your playlist as some of the women have done during the world cup. The best way to experience Paris is on a bicycle and as my next gig is with Tour de France 2019 here is Peirson’s song Bicycle Song, and a special track he leaked for all of you to enjoy No Other Way. 

Bicycle Song from Peirson Ross Music on Vimeo.

No Other Way (specially leaked by the artist for your enjoyment)

The Interview

1. How did you get your start and decide that you wanted to work full time in music?

2. What brought you to France?
I came to France a few months ago on contract to work for a new major label client, mix my latest album and to live!  I’ve always loved the “joie de vivre” of French culture; the art, the food and of course all of the outstanding pioneers in music (Erik Satie, Debussy, Chopin+++) !  So to sing in Paris with my freaky avant guard band friends in the ‘musique du monde’ scene, write/co-produce a new client, and have Phillipe Zdar mix my latest album at Motorbass Studio was a dream come true , but not everything went as planned.  After wrapping my client job I sadly was unable to to work with Zdar (my hero of sound design) due to his recent death. On the bright side, I’ve sang nightly at my Oberkampf residency in the 11th arrondissement and played everywhere from stuffy cave-like basements like Au Café de Paris, opening slots at La Maroquinerie to Musée de Picasso, a few cathedral performances and even met one of my contemporary heroes from the jazz world – Henri Texier.
3.  Where does your inspiration come from?
Real life, sometimes daily mundane observations, other people’s extraordinary experiences and mostly those who are going through something heavy (including myself).
For the last few years, I’ve been hired as a ghostwriter by artists who either have writer’s block, speak English as a second language or who come from rigid academic disciplines like classical or jazz and aspire to be more relatable in the international, alt folk and pop music world.

My most recent client was a major record label that asked me to write lyrics and craft a tell tale album for an Italian opera singer who had just lost their spouse to suicide.  Although tragedies like these are not a prerequisite to good songwriting, I don’t accept clients unless they are transparent about what they’re going through.  As fellow empaths can attest, we really have no choice but to feel all the emotions that surround us.  In that regard, the most challenging and draining part of my job is absorbing and thoroughly documenting someone’s most formative, mind-expanding, heart-wrenching and often devastating experiences.  This is also the most rewarding part of what I do, in that you are privy to the most personal details of someone’s life throughout the duration of the project.  It’s also how I’ve written my first albums deemed by others – “audio journals”.  There is no time for pleasantries and since everyone needs an ear to vent into – I’ve become that ear.   My French producer friends and I have a saying we share when working things out together in the studio: I say “Ne prenez pas cela professionnellement, c’est seulement personnel. Si ce n’est pas émotionnel, c’est de la foutaise” which means “Don’t take this professionally, it’s only personal.  If it’s not emotional, it’s garbage.
Once I’ve had a chance to wholly digest their story after hours, days and sometimes weeks of conversations, notes from their therapist, confidants and/or translator I then begin to transform my chicken scratches on a notepad into a song.  This is the most meaningful work and although it’s only taken up up a quarter of my year, I will always make time to write for others because it gets me out of my comfort zone and challenges me in different ways every time.
4. What about your album, tour and plans for your music?
My next album songs were born out of my own experience with depression stemming from someone very close to me struggling with cancer as well as debilitating hand injuries I acquired from a long distant canoe trip that prevented me from performing for 11 months of physiotherapy. Now that the patient has recovered and my hands are back in shape, I have a new lease on life and will be ready to tour extensively again in the new year. I love touring and as long as everyone is healthy at home and I’m physically able, I feel well designed for the road as the nomadic life when shared with friends in the band have been some of the best moments of our lives.
I have started working with new consultants Blue Hats Creative in Los Angeles to repackage some of my old catalogue and work alongside my current team of investors to share my music publicly on all platforms again soon.  I’d like to thank everyone of my fans for their patience and reassure them that I’m working hard to bring them the most personal songs I’ve created to date.

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Lindsay Ellingson Talks About Victoria’s Secret 2013

A model displays an outfit during the Vi After the taping of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013 it was off to Austin, Texas and the United States Grand Prix 2013, and while the US Grand Prix is sexy everyone would have loved to have seen Lindsay Ellingson walk down pit lane going “Hee Haa”.

Lindsay Ellingson is an American fashion model. She has modeled for Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Proenza Schouler, Valentino, and Christian Dior, and here she is talking about her diet, wings, and those moments when things do not go well.

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Deanna – She Is The Queen Of The King – Talent at Canadian Grand Prix

Deanna, she is a singer, songwriter,performer and Canadian. This girl is fly.

Deanna derives her musical inspiration from her life experiences. She digs down deep, she knows what hurts her, what makes her happy, the light and the dark from these memories she put’s them to a beat and refines them and lays down the tracks, that would make you just dance or feel mellow.

Having grown up in a large family this young talented Canadian is working hard to finish her album, and then break it in the United Kingdom where she feels she will get good support for her work she may change her mind once she completes her album as with any music you never know when or where your break will come from.

Deanna, is also adapting, she is learning her trade and open to all the possibilities, willing to experiment, a good sign of a musician who you know will only develop and mature while perfecting her craft.

I sat down with Deanna at the Ritz Carlton Toronto Patio Casa Bacardi to chat about her album and this conversation straight up talk from Deanna, who played an adult while still a young girl. What truly is refreshing is that none of her hardships have darkened her spirit, look into her eyes and all you see is light, and life. This is an artist who knows that everything in life is a lesson to learn and grow from and translate these experiences into something beautiful in the form of music to share with the world.

Here is a track of Deanna’s work and I think you will agree with me this girl makes you smile and you just want to bust out your dance moves.

Will be keeping a close eye on Deanna as she develops.  You are discovering her the weekend of the Canadian Grand Prix when the world will focus on Canada, so world here is a young Canadian for you. Deanna. Here is her interview and the track ‘Work It’.  Welcome to Canada.

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