Exclusive Song Premiere: Dalal, "Superman"
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:38:32
Happy Tuesday, ARTISTdirectioners. We're kicking off our Tuesday by premiering Dalal's new song "Superman." Trust us, this is one song you want to hear and learn more about, especially since it's connected to a cool upcoming doc.
But first, about Dalal.
A certified musical and artistic prodigy, Dalal learned to play both the violin and piano by age four and started composing her own scores at age five. She has worked as a visual effects artist for the Los Angeles based visual effects studio Mechnology on such hit series as 90210 and Disney's Sonny With a Chance. She has acting experience and is finishing up her new album in L.A.
She is a Renaissance Woman!
Impressive, right? But wait. That's not all!
The song is from the upcoming documentary Hair, which you can learn more about at HairDocumentary.com.
"The key themes of the documentary are reflected in the song; identity, transformation, change and a relentless wish to 'make ourselves new,'" said Dalal. "The title 'Superman' speaks more about 'man' as species than a gender but it of course also draws a connection to the beloved fictional American hero as well. The word 'Superman' really emphasis the importance of our culture to look beyond our set conventions; to become the epitome of all our 'manly' capabilities to become something more than just 'human' and at the same time I chose this title to draw attention that the most superhuman of all superheroes doesn't transform into a superhero per se but his costume is actually the quite earthly Clark Kent, the mere human. The idea of transformation in the song is not about being some else; it's about trying to find ways to be yourself."
So what else do we need to know about the doc? Well, from the time we are born, we share an intimate connection to our hair. The documentary explores hair and how it, or lack of it, shapes our identity. Hair has a much deeper meaning than that of looks, and it affects men and women. It is part of our identity. What role do other people play in the perception of our hair, and what lengths are we willing to go with our perception of hair's relationship to beauty? What happens if we shave it off? If we lose it from cancer treatment? How do we feel with a new hairstyle or color? Does it shape our personality?
Those are all poignant questions and why we want to see this doc!
Did you dig "Superman?" Do you want to see the doc?