Montreal, QC – June 8, 2023
TALIA HOIT Releases Emotional New Symphonic Music Video “Angel”
Talia HoitÂ is an American singer-songwriter from Colorado. She was classically trained at a young age and now she writes songs and various symphonic metal compositions. She has contributed to bands for the last two decades and also has a collection of solo works. Collaborating with a talented group of producers and musicians, the songstress is sharing her latest music video for her singleÂ “Angel”.
With this recording and everything thatÂ Talia HoitÂ does, her main goal is for the listener to feel the song and the emotion behind the lyrics, and what the song is about.
“I am striving for really great production quality so that itâs enjoyable to listen to and so that the song itself is communicated in a way people can resonate with,”Â says Hoit.
Working with producer Jarek Musil,Â Talia Hoit‘sÂ “Angel”Â is a symphonic rock ballad that truly touches the heart of all who hear it. About the loss of someone who died way too soon in life that was personally close to Hoit. She explains further:
“This is a very special song to me personally and I hope it will resonate with everyone. I wrote it just as an attempt to process my own feelings after I had experienced the loss of my childhood friend from a rare and aggressive cancer, and then over time and after experiencing more losses in my life, the song has become a really emotional expression of my heart and soul, and I hope that it will be moving to a lot of other people too.”
Originally released as just a SoundCloud stream,Â “Angel”Â will be officially released on June 9, 2023, on all platforms and before it drops, its music video can be seen and heard via its premiere onÂ Metal-RulesÂ HERE. â
Fans can expect a lot more music coming from Talia in the future, she has many songs that she looks forward to releasing in the future. Dark, introspective, and metaphorical,Â Taliaâs symphonic metal gives new life to the genre. It is recommended for those who enjoy Nightwish, Within Temptation, and Evanescence.
Digital pre-saveÂ “Angel”Â atÂ https://earache.lnk.to/Angelâ
Previous Music Video – Abandon –Â https://youtu.be/cb3K8fldW6Uâ
Talia HoitÂ merch line atÂ https://taliahoit.indiemerch.comâ
About:Â Talia Hoit is an American singer-songwriter from Colorado. Classically trained, she begin playing the piano at the age of 5. Now she writes original songs, performs on vocals and keyboards, and composes orchestra scores for symphonic metal.
She was the keyboardist and a co-songwriter for the hard rock band Anadies for 5 years, releasing an album, Formamentum (2004), and an EP, Catalyst (2006), before branching out to write her own solo songs and sing classical music. She performed as a Soprano with the Colorado Springs Chorale for 10 years, and as the Chamber Singers of the Colorado Springs Chorale for 5 years. As a solo artist, she wrote and independently recorded two original albums of songs, Fateâs Too Small (2007) and A Little Longer (2012) which had a limited physical cd release only.
In 2014, she recorded ambient vocal backing tracks as a guest musician for a symphonic power metal band, Psycodrama. After this studio experience, she decided to pursue her passion for singing symphonic metal. That same year, she joined the band Beyond Forgiveness and is currently the lead singer, orchestral composer, co-lyricist, and co-songwriter for the band. They have released an EP: The Ferrymanâs Shore (2015), two albums: The Great Wall (2017) and Live to Tell the Story (2019), and are currently in the studio working on their third full-length album, Cold as Winterâs Ice.
In the fall of 2019, she worked with producer Jarek Musil to record a single, Angel, for personal purposes, which had a soft release in early 2020 on Soundcloud only. Since the Covid pandemic, she has been working remotely with a talented group of producers and musicians to bring more of her most personal and intimate solo songs to life.
In November 2022, she released a single and music video for the song, Until It’s Forgotten, recorded at the Colorado Sound Studios with producer Steve Avedis. In March 2023, she released a single, Abandon, with producer Mane Cabrales, along with another music video. Her next single and music video is a newly mastered version and new music video for the song Angel, which never had a proper public release until now!
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âlistening to these early numbers from Talia, she very clearly has the musical chops to create a very significant solo careerâ – Benny Benson and Mark Chambers, Rock the Joint Magazine
âTalia is a really talented singer; she can hit those notes and transmit the emotionâ – Lorraine Foley, Rock the Joint Magazine
âÃ-o em consonÃ¢ncia com a atmosfera mÃ¡gica e etÃ©rea que, tanto o vocal de Talia, como a mÃºsicasinfÃ³nica e o vÃdeo invocam, numa combinaÃ§Ã£o que nos oferece uma impressÃ£o de nostalgia – apesar deser uma peÃ§a artÃstica bem recente.â Ethereal Symphonies Blog April 8, 2023. (Translation: It is in con-sonance with the magical and ethereal atmosphere that both Talia’s vocals, the symphonic music and thevideo invoke, in a combination that gives us an impression of nostalgia – despite being a very recent pieceof art. )
âWill especially appeal to you if you are a fan of female fronted metal in the vein of Epica, Sandra and early Within Temptation â¦ This lady has a beautiful operatic voice â¦. As well as ability on keyboards and arranging skillsâ¦â – Rick Tilley, Metal Gods TV
âThe soprano vocals are delicate and angelic and the vocal lines are catchy and easily to sing along toâ¦ would recommend for fans of: Nightwish, Within Temptation, Epica, After Forever, Unsun, Leavesâ Eyes, Sirenia, Ancient Bards, The Gentle Stormâ – Sasha Bannister, Noizze UK
âAngelical voiceâ – Victor Augusto, Ever Metal
âFrom the start, Taliaâs powerful vocals pull you inâ¦I would recommend..to fans of early Tristania and Enter/TheDance-era Within Temptation â¦ Talia is a phenomenal operatic vocalist that is probably more influenced by Simone Simons and less by Vibeke Steneâ – Sonic Cathedral
âHaunting vocalsâ – John Bear, Westword
âsÃ£o os vocais de Talia Hoit (tambÃ©m responsÃ¡vel pelas orquestraÃ§Ãµes) que brilham nas dez faixas de âLive to Tell the Storyâ, com destaque a âForever Dreamâ, onde ela desfila todo o seu talento de forma quase mÃstica.â – Marcelo Lopes Vieira, Metal Na Lata
âwondrous vocals from Talia that ooze feelingâ – Black Phoenix Rising Metal Forum
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