I turned 25 on 30/09/2015 while curing myself from a strong bacterial pharyngitis. the day before I was supposed to show up for my first vocal audition, to become a member of the Coral Livre da Cidade de São Paulo (São Paulo City Free Choir). the pharyngitis kept me from going. it was a bitter and sad birthday. “Sadness is a Blessing” was the song I chose to sing at my audition that never was. all vocals here were recorded in one take, just like an audition. all feelings here are being healed, just like the pharyngitis.
written by Lykke Li, Björn Yttling and Rick Nowels.
artwork by Marco Magoga.