6 March 2014
EMPOWERMENT THROUGH MUSIC
World’s First Internet Girl Band’s creator Sagarika Deb has music running in her blood. Still it took a great deal of efforts for her to make a mark in the music industry. At last with the help of internet and social media just within three years she is able to achieve what very few girls are able to do. Her video ‘Shine A Light’ will be showcased in ‘European Independent Film Festival’ and ‘Los Angeles Music Video Festival’.
UNIVERSAL APPEAL THROUGH MUSIC
Sagarika says ‘music is a universal language through which peace and love can be spread in the world’. She continues, ‘Shine a Light’ album is close to not only her but to women all around the globe because it tells the story of their struggle through music. This album was created in the memory of the Nirbhaya case of Delhi, for the campaign Bigul. The lyrics are written by Mellina Barnett and composed by Billy Plyale both from Britain. They strongly feel that their small effort will sensitize the issue of women empowerment in the society.
RECOGNIZED THE POWER OF INTERNET
She said starting an internet project wasn’t easy. People at first taunted her as mad but she still didn’t lose hope. Uploaded her song on the internet. At present she is working on her solo music album with French music firm HorizonVU Music. Her Paris based manager is helping her along with songwritters from Europe and USA. She believes that a lot can be learned from the internet.