The voice of a mother singing to her child is one of the great gifts of our world. When singer-songwriter and traditional musician Dejah Leger became a mother, she realized how few authentic, subtle lullaby CDs suited her tastes. In response, she created a refreshingly honest and relaxing lullaby collection. She recorded this album in one afternoon using just guitar and voice. Harmonies woven throughout bring to mind a gathering of mothers singing to a child, and the guitar work is rich and varied.
Drawing from her traditional music sources, Dejah sings in archaic French for two berceuses. Her a cappella rendition of "All the Pretty Horses" is haunting, as is her eery and enchanting "Swedish Lullaby". Her musical rendering of the classic poem "Wynken, Blynken and Nod" is already being requested by cover artists, and she even throws on a new song that she wrote for her daughter. Add in her bittersweet rendition of Charlotte's Web's "Mother Earth and Father Time" and you have a lullaby CD that will become a household favorite.
Wynken, Blynken and Nod
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It's A Beautiful Day (Leger)
Le reel de la p'tite misère/Le reel des siamois
w/Devon Leger on mandolin