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make "elegia" come true: an album to heal wounds.

since i was a kid, i want it to share with u this. and now, with 16, i'm ready, but i need your hand. would u help me?

Mireia Espelt

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Hey! My name is Mireia, I’m 16 years old and I have a crazy urge to communicate and express everything I have on the inside! I am very grateful to be able to introduce to you “elegia”.
“elegia” is my first album of original songs of my own that I am decided to release and share.

The album is composed of 16 themes that I wrote when I was between 11 and 16; that talk about my story and about all that has burned me so much that I have needed to explain through my voice and, especially, the piano.

from the concert at the Teatre Nu in Tous! With Clara (my cellinst and sister) by my side;)
from the concert at the Teatre Nu in Tous! With Clara (my cellinst and sister) by my side;)

I remember that, when I discovered the word “elegy”, when I was 13 or 14, it rescued me. It rescued me because it dignified everything that scandalized me so much: lamentation, not being grateful, being afraid, and not understanding, principally, death.

But elegy for me does not only speak about the death of someone close. It speaks about the loss of oneself, of not knowing how to refind oneself, of falling down. But it also speaks of a presence, of that who has been in my life or has left it. From non-corresponding loves to fights with myself, or the relationship with the figures of a father and a mother. And it is this concrete presence that makes “elegia” not to be born from an irreparable sadness, but from a hope that tells me that life and all the road I have been building during this phase are loved and intended. That all that has happened has yielded results, in one way or another. And, in fact, the album itself is the testimony of this; because since I learned how to speak and sing, I have always felt the infinite urge to explain, communicate, empty everything I carry inside that hurts or that is good news. And music and art, in my case, have always been my natural instrument to understand, cure, love, forgive and communicate.

from the recording day of the campaign :)
from the recording day of the campaign :)

with my dear Nico Arboix! He helped me so much with the editing and the shooting! <33
with my dear Nico Arboix! He helped me so much with the editing and the shooting! <33

the "set" (set at my place) of the shooting! Everything was upside down!
the "set" (set at my place) of the shooting! Everything was upside down!

I feel infinitely fortunate for having so many beautiful people by my side that help me, support me, and make me think that what I do has an actual value. The album will be made thanks to the help of the most beloved people, who from their love for art, for music, for the purest craftwork, and for me, have bet on staying by my side throughout this little road I’m starting to walk on. Without them, and I am saying this sincerely, I could not be doing this.

Which is, deep down, what the album tells: how the gaze of that who loves you is always much more true and interesting than yours.

my incredible friend Anna! during the shooting <333
my incredible friend Anna! during the shooting <333

my friend and teacher Carles Marigó! (from when I interviewed him :))
my friend and teacher Carles Marigó! (from when I interviewed him :))

That’s why I need your help! From now on, you can be a patron and by contributing, you can take part in this project! I will be immensely grateful! It is something grand, something important and deeply loved for me and those surrounding me. For this, I invite you too to be able to be a part of this and to take a bit of the project for you! I am so excited that if we make it, you will be able to make all these pieces more yours each day!

some of you listening to the concert in Santa Anna! Thank you for being there! <33
some of you listening to the concert in Santa Anna! Thank you for being there! <33

I really hope that you enjoy it and that it heals you as it has healed me.

The incredible moment in which someone from the audience lets being touched in the heart and becomes emotional! What a gift!

The incredible moment where someone in the audience let themselves being touched in the heart and feels thrills! What a gift!
The incredible moment where someone in the audience let themselves being touched in the heart and feels thrills! What a gift!

About the rewards

For each contribution, there’s a reward (of course). Below, you can see what we have to offer:

  • CD “elegia”

  • CD “elegia” signed and with a personalised dedication

  • Songbook “elegia” (with lyrics, chords, annotations, personal texts, etc)

  • Postcard (with a random picture from the album)

  • Tickets for the presentation concert of “elegia” in Barcelona

  • Tickets for an acoustic session (previous to the presentation concert)

  • Mentioning on the credits or acknowledgments <3

  • Exclusive access to the previous audiovisual formats of “elegia” (music videos)

  • Private concerts

Who we are

Hey! That’s it! I am Mireia! And it looks like I am a musician! I guess I say it this way because I feel limited with the name “singer-songwriter”. I do not completely consider myself a pianist, although I am studying to finish the “Grau Professional” in piano. I do not consider myself a singer, either, I am one of those who motivate in the shower and do what they can. I am trying to learn how to play the guitar and I don’t know if I do it properly, but I do consider myself to be an unconditional music lover and of all that entails making music. To sum up, I am a disaster, a learner, but also faithful in body and soul when I get on stage; I tire myself and get exhausted.

I conceive music, not as an end, but as a mean, as a tie between that most human of ours and that that, mysteriously, slips through our hands. That which we do not own. We could say I am a little girl trying to understand the world.

Since I was born, music has always been a fundamental pillar of both my education and my familiar everyday nature. My mother is a musician, and thanks to her and my father’s sensibility, music has always been seen at home as a means of expression, but also of relationship, gratefulness, and forgiveness.

And it has always occupied so much presence that I am incapable of separating everything that happens in my life with it.

in the concert in Santa Anna <3 (when I sing I make interesting faces to analyze;)
in the concert in Santa Anna <3 (when I sing I make interesting faces to analyze;)

I was one of those who, if it was necessary to make a scene in front of everyone, I was the happiest on earth. In fact, I think I have all my life been trying to attract the attention of looks, both on and off the stage. I do not hide from this! I have always liked people listening to me. That they listen to everything I want to communicate, that which I always carry on the inside, that shakes and shouts with an urge to get out.

I always have something to say. And little by little I am working on listening more, being more attentive, and, every once in a while, staying silent and letting others surprise me.

In the end, I feel a lot; I am intense and emotional and I cannot live together with so much content if I do not let it go every once in a while. If I do not untie it and let it flow and run away, I cannot stand it.

I have to say that, thanks to God, I have always lived surrounded by others. From great parents, friends, and teachers, all of them have always had such an influence in me and in everything I could posteriorly create. It is them who have been capable of cultivating my accumulation of feelings and emotions, of educating it and making it grow.

All of them, in one way or another, have been more than capable of making me fall in love constantly with music, with how it is made, with how it is studied, and with how one can make it their own, within another thousand things.

with Carles. The best music teacher in history <3
with Carles. The best music teacher in history <3

Throughout the journey that I have been doing these years and that has allowed me to grow, both as a person and as a musician, I have understood that my sensibility and fragility to understand everything is not compatible with this world, but it corresponds and is necessary. For this, I also understand creation as a tool, not only autobiographical, that is born from a lack of expression, but also provocative, that allows shaking the heart of a person that listens to something and it means a meeting with the most real and sincere part of everyone. That’s what I am made for, and we all are.

What will we destine your contributions to

All your contributions will make us able to do the following:

  • Impression of the album in a physical format

  • Impression of the songbook

  • Impression of postcards, pictures, etc

  • Audiovisual project (cameras, spaces, dancers, actors, editors, etc)

  • Promotion and distribution of the album

  • Renting of a hall for the presentation concert

Planned schedule/calendar

  • From February to June: recording and production of the album

  • From June to August: recording of music videos, photography sessions, impressions, etc

  • From September to December: edition and preparation of the launching, distribution, press and communication, industrial fabrication

  • December (date not set yet): project launch, presentation concert

  • Summer of 2023: tour and concerts

And anything that has yet to come!

+ Info

If you don't wanna miss a single detail or notice follow me!

  • Youtube Channel (you can find videos about the campaign there):
    Youtube

  • Instagram and Facebook: @mireia_espelt
    Instagram

  • Facebook: Mireia Espelt
    Facebook

  • Website: www.mireiaespelt.cat
    Website

  • Soundcloud (you can find a few homemade demos. I'm no producer, so sorry in advance:)
    Soundcloud

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  • Espelone

    Espelone

    2 months

    Espero puguis realizar el teu somni.

  • anna

    anna

    3 months

    Moltíssssssima sort en aquesta aventura, Mireia :)

  • annamestresg@gmail.com

    annamestresg@gmail.com

    3 months

    Encantats de col.laborar!🤗

  • betlem mongrell

    betlem mongrell

    3 months

    Felicitats de part de la Tigist i família

  • Jaume

    Jaume

    3 months

    💪💪

  • Pilar Cozar Font

    Pilar Cozar Font

    4 months

    Mes a prop dels teus somnis!

  • Rosa Maria

    Rosa Maria

    4 months

    Felicitats, Mireia😘

  • Víctor

    Víctor

    4 months

    Enhorabona, Mireia!

  • Manel Gonzalez

    Manel Gonzalez

    4 months

    Endevant, Mireiona!

  • Anna Serra

    Anna Serra

    4 months

    Ets bonica per dins i per fora, alegre, divertida, valenta, emprenedora i amb molt de talent!!! Arribaràs molt lluny, Mireia!!!

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