I began working with composer Jeremy Soule in 2017. Our task was to tell a story not only about the climate chain but about the world as a living, breathing spirit and how delicate that spirit is. We came up with the idea of combining traditional Indian vocal techniques with an operatic execution. Finally, when we added Jeremy’s orchestration – delivered with its typical virtuosity – we believed we had something that sounded like “Earth” delivered through the voice of a female vocalist.