grew up on a farm
in rural Virginia.
It was writing and writers
close to nature she most connected with -
Mary Oliver, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Steinbeck.
In 2009, Lael moved to California with a rising devotion to music. She spent years honing her writing, enjoying the solitude and internal process.
In 2019, a friend loaned her an omnichord
and a sudden breakthrough led to the writing and recording of a torrent of songs including
Every Star Shivers in the Dark,
photo by Eva Michon
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