Wynter Gordon may not be a household name just yet, but she certainly is a household sound. Having written for artists including Mary J. Blige, Flo Rida, Jennifer Lopez, David Guetta, and Estelle, and sung on tracks by Major Lazer and Steve Aoki, Wynter is now breaking out on her own. After releasing her first solo record, With The Music I Die
, last year, Wynter is embarking on a more intimate and artistically daring new direction.
Her current project, The Human Condition
, is a series of four conceptual EPs about exactly that. Each EP pertains to a specific emotion, with the first EP, Doleo
, (released in July) exploring the idea of pain, and the soon-to-be released Furor
dealing with anger. According to Wynter, two more EPs will be added to the series in the coming months. We talked to Wynter about the differences between writing for herself and other artists, where she gets her inspiration, and the secret behind her amazing hair.
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