I look into your eyes and I see my reality burn down I look into your eyes and I am met with a presence that I have known beyond time My mind’s chatter slows to a halt Everything that once seemed important just melts away All that’s left is endless beauty and divine grace Free at last, yes I’m free, free at last Free at last, yes I’m free, free at last Vines will grow through this skin That’s already gone softer with lines Each breath gets a little deeper Soon it’s time to fly Free at last, yes I’m free, free at last Free at last, yes I’m free, free at last Free at last Free at last…
Elisa Rose is a singer songwriter who beckons listeners into her inner landscape with tenderness, warmth and a honey toned, sultry voice. Her signature sound follows in the path of her alternative lifestyle, traversing the worlds of folk, soul, devotional, ambient and electronic music. The resulting listening experience is one of immersion, where lyricism trail blazes through themes of love, lust and the spiritual journey and is backed by intricately designed lush instrumental arrangements.
A multi-instrumentalist, Elisa utilizes acoustic guitar, keyboard and her voice to craft her sound. To record both her EP, Emergence, and her upcoming LP, Breath & Bones, she teamed up with producer and multi-instrumentalist Oliwa~. Together they forged a sound that is rich with vocal layers, acoustic instrumentation, synthesizers, organic textures and ambient beats.
A student of many schools, Elisa’s upbringing and mentality have consistently registered outside the mainstream — from being raised by revolutionary parents on a commune in Ojai California to attaining status as a Kirtan Wallah and studying Indian classical music on the banks of the Ganges. A true lover of humanity and an avid seeker of self-knowledge, Elisa's music is imbued with messages of awakening and healing. She attributes the incantatory quality of her sound to her work with various plant medicine and shamanic traditions of the Americas.
"Nothing makes my heart happier than sharing love through music."
Breath & Bones
Her debut album, Breath & Bones, is due out in Winter of 2017 via independent release and will be preceded by the release of singles and music videos. The ten song album spans that last ten years of song-writing and is carried by Elisa’s voice, as she intimately reveals moments of great love, loss, growth and ecstasy.
“I feel naked when I sing my songs. They emerge from the deepest space within me. It is both my greatest delight and vulnerability to share them."
Elisa was born into a family of movers and shakers. Her father, Bob, was a leader in the Free Speech Movement, arrested during the People’s Park Protest in Berkeley and friend of Timothy Leary, Terrance Mckenna and many other 60’s luminaries. He spent years dodging the Vietnam draft; living in solitude in the mountains for months at a time where he spet his days foraging for food and practicing yogic texts. Bob went on to found an intentional community, Full Circle Farm, that is still thriving 35 years later.
Her mother, Adriana, a passionate and brilliant artist fled her native Buenos Aires, Argentina during the military dictatorship in 1970 for a life of creative freedom in London and Ibiza. In 1981, she made a courageous move to Santa Barbara, CA as a single mother. Her intuition led her to Full Circle Farm where she met and eventually married Bob. Adriana is the creator and designer of the socially conscious jewelry company, Love Heals. Through her work, more than 1.5 million trees have been planted and many environmental and humanitarian projects have been funded.
Elisa’s eldest brother, Gunnar, is one of her greatest allies, collaborators and sources of inspiration. He is the founder of Thrive Market, an online retailer of healthy and organic foods at below retail cost. He is a true visionary and creator in service to humanity and the Earth.
"In devotion to the healing power of expression, I offer my voice and sing. Revealing my inner realms through these songs; allow me to serenade your heart, one beat at a time."
Sirens of Soul
In addition to Elisa Rose's solo project she writes and performs with Sirens of Soul which is comprised of Heather Christie, Alyra Rose and herself. They will be recording their debut EP Fall of 2017. Their music is rich with harmonies, soulful anthems, acoustic rhythms and uplifting lyrics.
Lyrics - Emergence EP
You are my sweet and tender love Tender love I trust me heart you You shine like the sun on the golden hills On the golden hills I run to your arms in joy I am home, I’m home with you I am home, I’m home with you Darling you ignite my heart light My heart shines the brightest with you by my side Everyday I give thanks for all the blessings Blessings are as vast as space I am home, I’m home with you I am home, I’m home with you I am home, I’m home with you I am home, I’m home with you
I’m a feather floating in the wind I’m an ancient tree offering her leaves I’m the sunlight dancing on your skin I’m the full moon rising in the sky I’m the bed that holds your body as it dies I’m beyond descriptions I have no name I’m the presence alive in every face I’m lovers moaning through the night I’m a young boy who just won his first fight I’m your victory and your shame I’m the man lost in the game I’m a cold dark night and the brightness of day I’m beyond descriptions I have no name I’m the presence alive in every face I’m fire, water and earth I’m a new born baby and his mother giving birth I’m an old woman living on the streets I’m a master of love kiss my feet I’m a bug so small you can’t even see me I’m beyond descriptions I have no name I’m beyond descriptions I have no name I’m the presence alive in every face
I’m a moon made child In the dawning light I dream of fire When the day comes for me to go away I’ll rain sweet tears of desire When the Earth consumes me I’ll gently merge with all things When my heart let go of you The love between us only grew Go to the sea cast your stories to the breeze Then let go, let go, let yourself go I let go, let go, as all that I am falls to the ground Sadness, I’ve been running so long I’m scared to feel the embrace of your arms I call on the strength to deeply feel And the presence to stay with what is real Go to the sea cast your stories to the breeze Go to the sea cast your stories to the breeze Then let go, let go, let yourself go I let go, let go, as all that I am falls to the ground Let go, let go, let go…