"With Erin as the director of choreography and Tess overseeing the theatrical elements and dramaturgy of the work, Alchemy is a testament to Sitara’s broad and multifaceted approach to their music. The album is inspired by Tess and Erin’s exploration of tantra throughout the past year, particularly the idea of transformation through confronting one’s darkness.
“[Alchemy] is about the polarity of dark and light emotions and being on your own. I think in society today, everyone is very resistant to going into those places of dark emotion. We’re very resistant to our pain and suffering,” Tess tells The Adelaide Review.
“I guess [the album] is a way of showing that through emotional expression and through tapping into that darkness, that’s where the alchemy takes place and you can come out the other side better for it.”
- Dasha Romanowski, The Adelaide Review