Sounds Like: Vanessa Carlton, Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles
Rachel Barlaam is a pop singer-songwriter with a piano-based sound that will leave her listeners begging for more. Her music is a skillful combination of infectious melodies, soulful lyrics, and powerful vocals.
Since a young age, Rachel has been writing music and playing the piano by ear. In...See Full Bio
“This recording was not Barlaam's first: Dennis Quinn, Lambert's husband and a longtime DJ at New York City FM Radio, had already recorded Barlaam in his studio a few years earlier after hearing her perform at one of his wife's recitals. He was doing the announcing and had never heard Barlaam sing before. His reaction to his wife: "Oh my god, she's amazing." His reaction to Barlaam: "Can I record you?" It was just Barlaam's voice and the piano, but it helped the team choose what songs to put on her real EP. Lambert said she laid down tracks in single takes and didn't think anything of it.”