Lindsey Stirling’s “Shatter Me” Review


[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]No spark of emotion, no backdrop of relatable verses, just a violin. The sound produced is captivating to say the least, intermixed with subtle and unexpected yet remarkable acoustics if done right, though it wasn’t too long ago that I used to believe I would never come to appreciate music with no lyrics. Lindsey Stirling proved me wrong.

A professional violinist from a young age, Lindsey has always seemed to echo my aspirations of success, giving me the will to keep going and pursue the impossible. Even with the release of her most recent album, “Shatter Me”, the zeal and motivation behind her musical style is still clearly relevant.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_raw_html]JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjI1NjAlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIzMTUlMjIlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjIlMkYlMkZ3d3cueW91dHViZS5jb20lMkZlbWJlZCUyRlFnN0wwT1FpTjc4JTIyJTIwZnJhbWVib3JkZXIlM0QlMjIwJTIyJTIwYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuJTNFJTNDJTJGaWZyYW1lJTNF[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]“Beyond the Veil,” one of the first songs on “Shatter Me,” as well as others on Lindsey’s album begin on a note of suspense and an uplifting melody that can’t be beat. Small bits of dub step laced throughout this piece and similar compositions such as “Master of Tides” and “Night Vision” only serve to enhance the appeal of the perpetuating pace and rhythm that constitute what are already impressive songs.

Although her album also consists of songs such as “Mirror Haus,” “Sun Skip” and “Swag,” revealing Lindsey’s more informal and modern electric-pop style, the artist still exceptionally manages to showcase her musical adeptness and passion for playing the violin.

Despite the somewhat unappealing modern twist, “Shatter Me” takes on a more personal approach, gradually hooking on to one’s senses as the album progresses and giving insight into the experiences that have shaped Lindsey into who she is today – an incredible musician. Call me classic, but I’m not letting this one go.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left”][vc_column width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”3521″ animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ animation=”none” column_padding=”no-extra-padding” background_color_opacity=”1″][tabbed_section][tab title=”Good” id=”1414194574706-8″][vc_column_text]

  • Uplifting tempo
  • Stunning acoustics

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  • Modern electric-pop style
  • Mildly high-pitched