CIEL, meaning “sky,” in French is the moniker of Netherlands-based artist Michelle Hindriks. Her first EP, “Hindriks” was recorded in her rehearsal basement, away from everything. On her upcoming album, “Anxiety” Hindriks explored new influences and sounds, primarily guided by her subconscious mind rather than by logic, searching for revival of a past sound.
“Awake” is the first single to be released from Anxiety. The electronica/shoegaze track features Hindriks’ celestial vocals and dark tribal beats cascading the backing rhythm. “Anxiety” is set for release September of 2017 via Geertruida in the Netherlands and Tree Machine Records in the US.
Check out the new video for “Awake” below!