CaliStar is an artist and songwriter who has developed a distinctive style of music that is inspired by her love of different creative influences, including synth-pop, dance-pop, and indie-pop. Her new 6-track EP, “Glitterati,” highlights CaliStar’s ability to blend great melodies with engaging rhythms, and the production is truly exceptional, giving the release enough clarity and punch to really let the audience appreciate every nuance of the performances offered.
And throughout this EP, CaliStar offers diverse and spontaneous performances, reminding the listener what passion should really be all about when committing to something you love. With her innate ability to bring more intimate nuances to music while embedding her personal experiences, “Glitterati” is an illuminating look at what makes us happy; being true to ourselves and living unapologetically because we are unique and lovely in our own ways.
Accompanied by cinematic music videos that take listeners on visual journeys, “Glitterati” is a complete body of work, and the four music videos released so far certainly provide insight into CaliStar’s creativity by demonstrating her ability to create cinematic magic to enhance her distinct sound and aesthetic.
Depicting clever storytelling set to CaliStar’s powerful singing voice, this EP marks such a significant milestone in her career. Unleashing her unmatched talent, this EP is destined to attract the praise of music fans and critics. This EP is laced with hints of synth pop, dance pop, and indie pop, with R&B influences here and there.
The opening track “Ethereal Lover” features incredible songwriting and a cinematic arrangement flanked by dance-pop and synth influences that give it that never-ending thrill. Gently sliding over the upbeat and catchy instrumentation, CaliStar sings from her heart and soul with her vivid lyrics, painting pictures and thoughts in the mind of a listener.
The title track was the lead single for this EP, and CaliStar features the exceptionally gifted Kiyonȇ for one epic summer anthem that has received favorable reviews from the music press. Set to an atmospheric pop beat that makes you want to get up and dance immediately, the unique content unleashed here means that this tune shrewdly blends the pop and hip-hop worlds into a unique tapestry of beautiful sound that you can’t get enough of.
At its core, “Glitterati” has such an infectious chorus that it will resonate with listeners long after the track has ended. There is also a stunning music video that complements this masterpiece impeccably, both in storyline and symbolism. The video for this track has been set to use cinematic visuals to captivate and bring storytelling to life. Anything that makes me want to dance is always a welcome addition to my catalog, and which is why this song has become a frequent listen for me.
CaliStar’s voice in the track “Don’t Give Up” is as real and raw as it gets. Delivered with such an emotional tone, this tune features a deeply relevant message that anyone can relate to, no matter who they are or where they are from. You can feel the emotions in her voice as she adopts an inspirational tone to remind the listener not to give up, no matter how tough things get. Echoing her lyrics’ message, “you’re almost there, don’t give up the fight…”
“Glitterati” is CaliStar’s most profound to date, and with it, she is guaranteed to light up the stage this summer and fall thanks to the remarkable and hypnotic soundtracks that deserve to be under the spotlight.
“Glitterati” is what you’ve been missing; you just don’t know it yet, so as you follow the attached link, you are indeed opening the floodgates for magic and complete freedom to be what you are meant to be.
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Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/calistar/1585186857