A project culminated from self-actualization, international collaborations in the time of COVID-19, and even “witchy revenge fantasies,” Nora Rothman has released her brand new album enough. A folk soul meets electronic pop LP, enough is the artist’s exploration of the “dark underbelly” of pop music. Delivered with a riveting combination of mesmerizing vocal arrangement and stripped back production, the album solidifies Rothman’s evolution from purely a singer / songwriter, to now also a producer.
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Including recently released singles “groves,” “wolves” ft. Ohrkid, and the “gloriously brooding and effortlessly effervescent” (Atwood Magazine) reimagination of Madonna’s “borderline” ft. Blush Wilson, the full album expands to also include five additional new singles. enough embodies Rothman’s arrival at her own self-empowerment, a theme that is present throughout the album from the ground up as this is her first self-produced project. Only after years of soul-searching and reflection did enough come into existence, and listener’s receive a window into that journey via Rothman’s deeply personal lyrics. Whether exploring her own mortality after a life threatening car accident (“groves”) or navigating the nuances of love (“springtime“) Rothman’s palpable story telling capabilites take center stage on the album rand make it clear why she has earned comparisons to legends including Joni Mitchell and Norah Jones.
enough follows critically acclaimed EP ‘Nothing New,’ a confessional body of work that chronicled the singer / songwriter’s own experiences in the Los Angeles music and film industry at the height of the #MeToo movement. A common thread in Rothman’s music is her desire to raise marginalized voices in the music industry by creating art with womxn all around the world. Rothman has made appearances on The Future is Female Spotify playlist; at Hotel Café in Los Angeles; Rockwood Music Hall in NYC; and Fremont Abbey in Seattle. Her lyric video for “Truth Or Dare” from Pakistani artist Areeba Siddique was celebrated by Yahoo! Music and Teen VOGUE.
As for her activism, in 2016, she worked as a Field Organizer on the Clinton campaign. The day of Trump’s inauguration, she made a promise to continue her fight for women’s rights through music, and partnered with various organizations from EMILY’S List to Planned Parenthood. In 2018, Nora expanded her equity work by founding Earhart, a community uplifting female, trans, and gender nonconforming music artists. Since then, Earhart has celebrated over 100 different artists through their weekly playlist and interview series including Alex Mali, Shea Diamond, Dorian Elecrta, and Siaira Shawn