Wendy Wall has maintained her grace. She's survived heartbreak, inner demons, deferred dreams and the sometimes seemingly unforgiving terms of life as an artist. Rather than lapse into bitterness or cynicism, which Wendy would describe as a personal defeat, she has the rare gift of turning pain into beauty.
On your first spin through Wendy’s music her densely textured voice is the initial draw; it is magical and haunting. Spin it again and the voice draws you into the full beauty of the song. Listening to Wendy Wall's music is like appreciating a particularly lustrous fabric, a shimmering, intricately interlaced sonic weave of life, love, loss, transcendence, and hope.
“pure talent... timeless music...soul-baring lyrics and goose bump-inducing vibrato... depth and hard-won authenticity...” - SESAC Songwriter Magazine
With an unfiltered connection straight from heart to voice, Ms Wall sings of love lost, love renewed, of life, of community, of humanity, of “hard lessons learned”, of transformation, in a voice that radiates warmth, empathy and a paradoxical innocence that somehow manages to coexist side by side with experience and wisdom. The nuanced vocals, guitars and rhythms, the lyrics, musical poetry, instantly draw your attention and hold you until the final note.
The finished fabric of her music allows what is essential to unfold slowly, the listener to savor the discovery. Through her creative process, she makes a real and lasting connection with her fans and creates a musical conversation to continue for years to come.
A voice as deep and seductive as the still of midnight..." - Hits Magazine
"Elegant compositions about life and love...contemplative lyrics, highly imaginative, even exotic, with the strong internal rhythm of good poetry." - Metroland Weekly
Wendy first recorded in 1989 on SBK/EMI and was one of the forerunners of the eclectic female singer-songwriter wave that blossomed in the 90’s and continues to evolve to this day. Wendy’s self-titled debut album on the SBK/EMI label, produced by Grammy winning producer Rob Fraboni, was a New York Music Award winner and seven-fold nominee, including nominations for Best Female Vocalist and Best Songwriter. She has had videos on VH1 and been the musical guest star on David Letterman, The Joan Lunden Show and Nile Rodger’s inner visions on VH1. Her song “Postcard to the Stars” was featured on VH1’s Earth Day Special in the 90’s.
Sesac Magazine hailed Wendy's music as “pure talent…timeless music…soul baring lyrics and goosebump inducing vibrato…depth and hard won authenticity.” Fans have called it “wonderfully philosophical, lusciously listenable music” and called Wendy “one of our greatest national treasures, and one of our best kept secrets”
Wendy’s songs serve as sonic oases, offering both sustenance and a vantage point for putting life’s terrain into perspective
"Intelligent and highly literate songs...brilliantly performed and conceived with lyrics worthy of a first rate novelist...memorable melodic hooks and an intoxicating fervor..."
- New York Daily News