Patricia Vonne Reaches the 'Top of the Mountain' In Her New Premiere


It's been 4 months since Texas rocker Patricia Vonne launched her newest album, Top of the Mountain. But she figures it’s by no means too late to launch a video for the title monitor, premiering completely beneath.

Vonne — the sister of movie director Robert Rodriguez and a solid member in his 2005 movie Sin City — filmed the clip with director Ricardo Mendoza early within the morning on a mountaintop within the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Fredericksburg, Texas. "We awoke at 4 within the morning and went there, simply us two, obtained there earlier than anyone else, marched up the mountain and shot it," says Vonne, who performs the track taking part in guitar, decked out in the identical Native American type halter vest and pants as she wears on the duvet artwork for Top of the Mountain. "It was finished by 9:30 within the morning, so the timing was excellent."

The clip is especially particular as a result of it, and the track, are devoted to Vincent Lopez, a pal and fan from Austin who created Vonne's live performance posters and was an everyday at her reveals earlier than he handed away two years in the past. "Vincent taught me to embrace change if it was meant to occur," Vonne says. "He was a music lover. Music was his healer. He cherished mountains. He cherished dragons. There's a whole lot of him that I put into this track.

"My favourite line to make use of for him is he may need been in a wheelchair, however he stood taller than most individuals. He hardly ever complained. He had a constructive angle that also conjures up me to be pleased about my well being, my household, staple items in life that we’ve, and for my day-to-day dwelling. This was the primary track that obtained accomplished for the album, and I knew I needed to maintain his spirit alive and carry his message and seize his spirit and mantra on this track. It's a message for everybody to play warrior and rejoice their very own warrior stance, as a result of everybody has to undergo their very own valleys and claw their means again out."

That was certainly the case for Vonne going into the Top of the Mountain album. It was launched within the wake of a "tumultuous time" in her life, what she calls "a private matter that manifested itself right into a well being subject," a abdomen an infection that put Vonne in an intensive care unit. "I used to be scared to loss of life," she remembers. "I used to be on heavy treatment. I'd be within the inexperienced room on the brink of go on stage and didn’t know if I may make it. I saved saying, 'It's in God's fingers.' You simply must have religion that God has a plan for you."

Vonne is hoping to make extra movies — in reality, she'd wish to "put a visible" to every track from all seven of her albums. Meanwhile she's persevering with to tour in assist of Top of the Mountain and feels elevated by what she's skilled to this point. "The worry is gone now," Vonne says with fun. "When anybody makes an album there's all the time that worry of, 'How am I gonna afford it?' You can do some crowd-funding, however the manufacturing, the PR — to actually put it on the market you need to money all of your chips in. That's why I strategy each album as if it's my final, 'trigger you by no means know. You're placing the whole lot into it and hoping mild shines on it for a second and folks no less than have an opportunity to listen to it. So it's necessary I really feel like I'm placing the easiest I can on the market, and I do really feel like that. I really feel very at peace that I did what I got down to do."