This is what happens when you combine straightforward lyrics, intelligent arrangements and a sweetly broken, smoky voice.
And that was only her debut album.
Honoring her Louisianan roots, Daigle is not afraid to include some zydeco, bluesy or Cajun sounds in her music, even if framed within a more contemporary ballad format – which might also be more suitable for sensibilities already used to listening to, for instance, Adele on the radio — yet never losing the classic soulful depth of vocal Southern US spiritual music.
Enjoy this live performance of Daigle’s “How Can It Be?”; see for yourself why this song made it to the top.
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