Cinthya Hussey | Striking New Chords – Flaunt Magazine
Playing the ukulele since 2015, Hussey eventually started using the instrument to write songs, releasing his first singles “Every day is like Sunday“And” My heart is a ghost town. For Hussey, the ukulele is a tool and has changed his life, but it will not feature prominently on his debut album. “It opened up a whole new world of expression,” says Hussey. “I played the piano before and was learning the flute, but the ukulele helped me write songs.”
Originally written as a poem years earlier, “My heart is a ghost townIs the first song Hussey wrote by herself and was later remixed by the artist Julian Shah-Taylor in 2021. “There is a sensuality in her voice that is effortless, which is like all true sensuality should be,” says Wayne, who produced both singles in his home studio, where the couple reside right in. outside Sao Paulo, in 2020.
Throughout 2020, Hussey also teamed up with her husband with rock supergroup Beauty in Chaos. for two versions of the “The delicate balance of all thingsWritten by Wayne and band founder Michael Ciravolo, including a remixed version by Tim Palmer (David Bowie, U2, Pearl Jam), and contributed his art for the album cover Beauty in Chaos Out Of Chaos Comes.
In her writing, Hussey says she didn’t set any specific parameters, but there is something more captivating about the spirit of every song.
“I just started writing songs and writing lyrics, and there’s that kind of mood,” she says. “We go everywhere with the things we’re working on, and it’s a little dark… dark and shiny things.
Extracting his own personal experiences is a new dynamic for the artist, who often finds himself singing while writing in the third person. “It’s a very strange and new feeling for me, because as an actress I have always worked with other people’s words,” Hussey says. “Of course, I could express my own feelings through other people’s words, but now I express all of myself in words. It’s a pretty exposed feeling, but it’s also been very therapeutic and cathartic.
She adds, “If it’s cathartic for other people, or therapeutic in some way, I think it’s the greatest gift for any artist.”