Natalie Merchant

Natalie is an American singer-songwriter living and working in New York's Hudson River Valley. She has recorded fifteen albums since 1981 (at first with her band 10,000 Maniacs and then as a solo artist). Her thoughtful writing and passionate voice have earned her a large and loyal audience. She is currently recording an album due for release in June 2015 on Nonesuch Records. (Photo by Dan Winters)