“Turning Wheel” is taken from SPELLLING‘s new album, The Turning Wheel, out June 25 on Sacred Bones Records.
Bay Area-based artist Chrystia Cabral aka SPELLLING has unveiled the title track from her incredible, glorious third album The Turning Wheel. There’s something reminiscent of the Summer Of Love with this solar, pastoral offering, a feeling of joy and unity that is emphasized by the colorful self-directed video.
“Turning Wheel is a bittersweet anthem about the desire for the pure and simple moments in time to last forever. I fantasize about a realm of peace, gentleness and ecstasy, like a pristine wilderness that evades the conditions, demands and decay of the human world and its pursuits,” she explained. “I’m the type of personality and artist that yearns for deep reclusion and repose, and oftentimes I struggle to make choices. I frequently feel immobilized by the structures and regiments of being a modern world citizen. I sing about these personal tensions through ‘The Turning Wheel’ and also speak to the larger theme of the album: the cosmic wheel of life. The song, like the album as a whole, ponders: when does reality stop circling around itself? When if ever will we reach a divine, angelic state that transcends the turning wheel?”