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Moods: Solo Female Artist Folk: Free-folk Folk: Political Folk Folk: Scottish Contemporary Folk: Singer/Songwriter

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United States - Colorado United States - Louisiana

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Esther Sparks

“Her show is guaranteed to move you with Esther’s powerful performance and uplifting messages.” – Boulder Weekly

Esther Sparks was born and raised in a castle (this one) in the west of Scotland; in what you might call a spiritual-communal-living-situation (not a cult as such – they didn’t make you stay, or take your money, or make you marry numerous people, they were just into Jesus, and peace and love and justice and macrame and what-not) She attended high school in a fairly violent small town, which was such a contrast to the peace-loving commune in which she was raised that an identity crisis ensued!

Esther came to the United States in 1996. For 11 years she lived in New Orleans, where she played music with numerous wonderful musicians and recorded her first two full length albums. She now lives in Colorado where she daily enjoys views of the magnificent Rockies. Orphans, Chapter 2 of the Human Experience, is Esther's 6th album, and her first self produced work.

“Brilliant, just brilliant. Knocked me out …. a lovely, lovely track” – Tom Morton, BBC Radio about 'Back to Life.'
“This musical gem is a bright and subtly powerful song that creeps up on you and fills you with joy and hope. It naturally transcends you into the story of the song and embraces you with positivity and happiness.” – Huffington Post.