SARITAH (sa-REE-ta) has a positive vision for the future which shines through every word she sings and every note she plays.
Inspiring, uplifting and playfully powerful, Saritah’s live shows are colourful celebrations of life. South Korean born, raised in Perth and based in Melbourne, Australia, SARITAH is a dynamic performer, delivering a potent combination of feminine spirit, conscious lyrics and heartful melodies. Her songs embody a unique union of roots, reggae, soul, acoustic and dancehall.
2013 was a big year for Saritah! In the past 12 months alone:
- latest album DIG DEEP debuted at #34 in the iTunes USA Reggae charts
- performed at Glastonbury Festival (UK)
- played to sold out crowds in California
- latest album DIG DEEP featured on Qantas inflight radio
- showcased at APaMM (Asia Pacific Music Meeting) in South Korea
- performed at Jarasum International Jazz Festival (South Korea)
- invited to showcase at AWME (Australasian Worldwide Music Expo)
- 'Tears of Joy' selected as the first track for Japanese release 'Pacific Roots vol. 3'
- received Professional Skills Development Grant from The Seed Fund
- recorded a collaboration with Green Valley (Spanish Reggae Band) in Barcelona
amongst much more!
A festival favourite with a vibrant stage presence, Saritah has toured consistently within Australia and abroad, performing at notable festivals including Glastonbury (UK), Sierra Nevada World Music Festival (USA), Joshua Tree Music Festival (USA), North West World Reggae Fest (USA), Greenroom Festival (Japan), Jarasum International Jazz Festival (South Korea), Grant Mint Festival (South Korea), Mosaic Festival (Singapore) amongst countless others.
Her songs are affirmations, invocations, revelations.
The latest album DIG DEEP reveals an artist at the next level of her career. Recorded in the hills of Montecito, California, and partly produced by Mario Caldato Jr. (Jack Johnson, The Beastie Boys, Manu Chao, John Butler Trio), DIG DEEP debuted at #34 in the iTunes USA Reggae Charts and spent 3 weeks in the Top 10 in AIRIT's Great Southern Charts. It is a vibrant, rich album that unites roots reggae, dancehall, pop and nu-soul flavours on a courageous journey through universal conditions of joy, loss, inspiration and faith. The songs deal with personal evolution as the starting point for global revolution.
“Overwhelming talent . . . “ Beat Magazine, Melbourne, Australia
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