This album is dedicate to mother wombs, especially my mother Joanne Trifilo, and to all my lineage mothers. Josephine, Mary Sapienza, Louise Sapienza, Florence Fortunata. My Grandmother Helen Courtin, and her mother Catherine. To Anastasia Stark and her mother Margret Lynch, and all my mothers all the way back. To your husbands, your fathers and your children.
To my womb star family- so many thankyous for the wheels we have woven together, inspiring this song bundle. To Carmen Crow and the Scarlet Crow Council- Tessa, Laurel, and Layla- you women are the doulas of my soul and anchors of so much womb healing in my life. I love you, and am in endless gratitude for the prayers we’ve laid down together, woven into the fabric of this music. Sirena Andrea and the Yoniverse, none of this would have happened without your musings, holding, vision and empowerment. To the women of the Yoniverse, who bared your hearts and broke your silence. thank you for your bravery, and for inspiring this music. To Grandmother Kaariina, for being my future and calling me home strawberry style. To Aya and Narayani for giving me a place to play, practice, and develop this work. To Lama K for all the ruby light blessings.
To all the incredible Women who sang on this album. Carmen, Sasha, Tangie, Rachey, Fallyn, Kali, Heatherlee, Eve, Zahira, Laurel, Vryanaia, Heather Christie, Aya. Thankyou for your voices. Thankyou for your beauty walk. To Syndi Indman for your epic art, Anastasia for your inspiration for the mask sculpture, and Rhan Wilson for helping me construct it. Raine for your epic fashion design, to Kali and Samantha for assisting it all coming together. To Logan for your mixing support. To Tessa Shields for your album design.
To my amazing creative and heart council support this past year- Fa Jun, Heather Beckett, Aloka, Elijah, Rabe, Onedoorland crew- ya’ll helped me out soooo much. A Thousand Thankyous.
To the lineages of my soul,
to the lineages of my blood,
to the ones who have sung before,
to the ones who have yet to come
I offer these songs to you.
For the healing of the wombs of this world
For the liberation of the silenced voices
For the future ancestors
May all beings be free
releases May 1, 2018
All Songs Written, Performed, and Produced by Marya Stark
(Except for Awaken To Your Power- Adapted from La Sagesse -
Written and Published by Sheila Chandra)
‘Wild Woman’ and ‘Woman Who Runs With The Wolves’-
Inspired by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Mixed by Logan Gritton
Mastered by Shawn Hatfield at AudibleOddities
Mama Crow- Woman Who Runs With The Wolves
Sirena Andrea- Bone By Bone
Heather Lee- Ishtar, Blood Rose, Wild Woman
Kali Quetzal- Center Of The Wheel, Bone By Bone, and Pomegranate Roots
Sasha Rose- Center of the wheel, Lineage, and Breaking the silence
Heather Christie- Beads on a String, Breaking the Silence
Laurel Kitten- Pomegranate Roots
Zahira- Awaken To Your Power
Eve Olution- Breaking The Silence, Bone By Bone
Aya Papaya- Ancient Voices
Beads on a String Prayers- Vryannaia, Tangelina, Fallyn, and Joanne Trifilo