They always say that you have all the time in the world to make your first album. But even with that said, not every musician embraces it kindly.

Take Eliza Shaddad for example: you’d assume that if she had it her way, her debut album would’ve been made and released ages ago, but after talking to her we’ve realized that the timing of Future (her debut album) couldn’t be more perfect. It’s an album that explores what it means to be a young woman in the world today but through the eyes and heart of Eliza Shaddad. It’s both a personal and universal record, where you can easily picture people hearing their experiences resonating with each song. Ken Grand-Pierre had a chat with Shaddad over Skype to discuss how the album came to be.

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