Emily Threlfall Yoon
Tim Fox
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A singer who can conjure rare atmospheres.
Rolling Stone

Over Natalie Merchant's 30-year career, she has earned a distinguished place among America's most respected recording artists with a reputation for being a prolific songwriter with a compelling artistic vision and a unique and captivating performance style. With her highly acclaimed Nonesuch recording entitled, "Leave Your Sleep", which debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at No. 17, Natalie Merchant embarked on a new artistic path, creating songs from literary inspiration which were composed for expanded musical ensembles and orchestra.

On May 6, 2014, Nonesuch Records released her sixth solo album "Natalie Merchant". This self-titled and self-produced collection of 10 new...

Merchant is in a league of her own.
Merchant has found her medium. Yes, the singer-songwriter scored platinum sales with her pop band 10,000 Maniacs, and she forged a commendably searching solo career in the group's wake. But Merchant's woody quaver has never sounded quite so right as it did framed by flutes, a weaving clarinet, and a gentle harp. Keith Lockhart's orchestra [Boston Pops] was a full partner in the rich, handsome music.
The Boston Globe