Eyes is an inspiring and compassionate wake up call
summoning the joy and vibrancy of life out its darkest
corners. Integrating a full spectrum of musical
and cultural influences, Lora's unique and cohesive
blend of ethereal rock, driving African and
Celtic rhythms and heart rending ballads encompass a
sound so potent and blissful that only in experiencing it
will you truly realize its power.
Collaborating with three very talented
producers and instrumentalists; Vince Jones, Richard Sera and
Andreas Schuld, Lora's vocal and guitar work was brilliantly
augmented. In addition, several of Vancouver's finest
musicians contributed including Phil Robertson on Drums, Doug
Elliot, Brian Newcombe and John Dryden on bass,
Harold Birston on cello and Keith Bennet on harmonica.
Also included are Lora's special friends such as
Cassandra Fletcher playing wine glasses and the African bean
and Milan Gelon on Didjeridu.
rich, textured, multi-octave voice is accompanied by
her unusual acoustic guitar tunings and piano
lyrics are intimate, intelligent and universally accessible
revealing deeper and deeper layers of meaning. No
matter what our life circumstances, Open Eyes stirs
compassion and awakens the promise of the future.