Scottish songwriter Rachel Sermanni has shared details of new EP 'Swallow Me'.
The new project charts her journey into motherhood, and was predominantly sketched out during a spell touring while pregnant.
Largely written in the United States, 'Swallow Me' was completed on her return to Scotland, and it pushes her work into a fresh arena.
The title song is online now, and it finds Rachel dealing with the immense personal and spiritual shift impending motherhood can bring.
Sketched out in her folk-hewn style, 'Swallow Me' finds the songwriter asking "for some sort of relief, or maybe release."
She explains: "I'm basically asking that the universe give me a break or, at least, a pat on the back. Some form of divine acknowledgement of the heavy lifting I’d been doing (physically and psychologically) in coming to surrender into the changes - of becoming a Ma - and finding love in what felt like a scary situation. In its entirety, with the chorus woven in, it is a balm in that it accepts that this path is my path..."
Check it out below.
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