Faustina Masigat creates folk ballads from heartbreak, returns to Bay Area

Faustina Masigat’s self-titled debut album was born from emotional and artistic struggles. The Portland singer-songwriter was heartbroken by the end of a relationship and stifled by her traditional musical studies. She felt lost, as if “moving from situation to situation with no anchor.” Masigat grasped at every resource to escape monotony, even stepping away from her peers to be alone and self-reflect. That’s when she began writing her raw ballads and folk-pop songs with just enough country twang to help tell her stories. Eleven tracks show Masigat’s cathartic evolution and make up her first album, released April 6 on Mama Bird [...]

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