Cruising through the ether as well as the underworld with fellow artists like Jane Siberry and even Tom Waits, singer/songwriter Danielle French is possessed of a diverse and slightly surreal talent. Danielle’s third full-length independent CD, Shadows, has been described as “beautiful strangeness”, uncovering melodies that are somewhat strange, yet somehow familiar. Shadows was named among CKUA Radio’s Top 100 Albums of 2007.
Danielle is an award-winning singer/songwriter who, in her 10+ years as a recording artist and performer, has worked with an impressive list of musicians and producers that reads like a who’s who of the Canadian music industry. Burton Cummings, Rita McNeil, Matthew Good, as well as members Spirit of the West, the Rheostatics, and Sarah McLachlan’s band have all leant their talents to Danielle’s previous endeavours.
Danielle has recently been producing and directing a short films to her songs which have been broadcast nationally Bravo! channel and have screened at film festivals around the world. Her most recent short film, To the Death won Best Music Video Awards at the On Location: Memphis International Film and Music Festival and at the Honolulu Film Awards and received a Silver Palm Award at the Mexico International Film Festival. Her song Descending, was licensed for use in the TV show Falcon Beach, which aired nationally across Canada and around the world on ABC in the United States, on BBC in the UK, and in 30 other countries from Vietnam to Israel.