Canadian singer-songwriter Selina Martin finds creativity in loneliness on fifth album


Together with her convention-defying fusion of pop and artwork rock, Canadian singer-songwriter Selina Martin has been in comparison with the likes of PJ Harvey, Björk and David Byrne. She lately launched her fifth studio album, entitled “Time Spent Swimming”, which she recorded after shifting to France a couple of years in the past. She tells FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot how she was in search of loneliness and the way this influenced her songwriting. 

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