Claire Bigley‘s latest single, “Immersion,” is a heartfelt and emotionally charged composition that resonates deeply with the artist. Recorded during a period of intense stress, the track serves as a musical expression of the diverse and often conflicting emotions Claire experienced during that time. Despite the challenging circumstances, Claire found solace and tranquility by the end of the recording process, and she hopes that her creation will provide comfort and support to all who listen.
As a solo artist, Claire Bigley takes on the role of pianist and explores various keyboard patches to add texture and ambiance to her music. Her main influences draw from the neo-classical genre, with artists like Olufur Arnalds and Nils Frahm inspiring her compositions. Additionally, she finds inspiration from classical masters such as Chopin, Debussy, Mahler, and Barber.
Claire has had the opportunity to collaborate with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) on two occasions, performing at a Harry Potter concert and their Home Alone holiday concert in 2022. Playing the film’s soundtrack while the orchestra accompanies her has been an enjoyable and memorable experience for her.
“Immersion” was recorded in Claire’s spare bedroom using Garage Band and her keyboard. The single holds a deeper meaning for Claire, as it was recorded during a period when she was caring for her mother after a debilitating leg injury. The track serves as a musical conversation, blending grace and unwavering strength with the unpredictable and fleeting nature of life’s challenges.
Overall, “Immersion” showcases Claire Bigley’s ability to convey a range of emotions through her evocative piano compositions. With her talent for creating calming and introspective music, Claire continues to captivate listeners and offer them solace in their own journeys.
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