“when i was writing the songs on this album, i felt i was experiencing a kind of quantum leap or personal gestalt. there were so many breakthroughs that happened to me personally, emotionally, musically, & spiritually. and i am a person that is about breaking barriers. that’s why i chose to call it “smashing the ceiling” - magdalen hsu-li,

smashing the ceiling” the new album by magdalen hsu-li showcases outstanding performances by magdalen on vocals, guitar, and piano; drummer matt chamberlain (tori amos, fiona apple, john mayer, faith hill, garbage, kanye west, shakira), bassist jon evans (tori amos, paula cole), keyboardist julie wolf (ani difranco, catie curtis), violinist/violist eyvind kang (john zorn), and guitarist tim young (wayne horvitz)

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