Many artistic gurus define skill as both the ability to marry many complex ideas into one stunning portrait and the dexterity to be simple and authentic without unnecessary intricacies. It takes a millennial miracle like Rachel Dara to embody these two dimensions of skill with such grace and precision. This soulful 16-year-old melody queen of Canadian descent has lit up the global music space by using relatable rudimentary techniques to produce awe-inspiring anthems. I feel exceptionally blessed to be living in the era of such a gifted songstress. Her music is head and shoulders above her peers’ because it is rekindling the lost art of wearing hearts on sleeves during performances. With this kind of vulnerability, her virtuoso status is undoubtedly guaranteed within the annals of history.
Rachel’s Indie-folk-rock music style is very synonymous with her super-human lyrical talent which allows her to effortlessly transform captivating tales into soothing tunes. She also has a rich resonant voice that blends perfectly with the acoustic chord strums that characterize her sound. The COVID-19 pandemic which hit a fever pitch between 2020 and 2022 provided an ideal opportunity for this modern-day muse to step into the limelight. Her unveiling was so grand that it got the attention of veteran melodic maestros like Tim Streinruck and Mark Howard who have been vastly instrumental in her imminent debut album release titled, “The Next Big Invention”.
One of the stand-out singles from this stupendous record is, “Young and Alone”. This ingenious piece of innovation has been received with glee by her fans who are already heralding it as one of the most inspirational pieces of our time. Listening to this song without a handkerchief to wipe your tears is like diving into the sea and expecting to remain dry. She begins this song by playing her trademark acoustic riffs with an enchanting passion that immediately charms the heart. Once her tranquil baritone comes in, it becomes practically impossible to deny yourself the pleasure of journeying through her rhythmic adventure.
The finesse in her falsetto as she masterfully articulates her artistic anecdote will transport you to a nostalgic paradise heavily loaded with the innocent experiences of your childhood. Not having Rachel’s tuneful tracks in your playlist is the epitome of missing out. Her innocent lyricism is peppered with harmonious vocals and catchy instrumentations that will doubtless melt your heart. Follow Rachel Dara on the social media links below to keep experiencing the magic in this young chanteuse’s locker.