Donna De Lory
Donna De Lory
Donna De Lory is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer whose artistry spans the world music, devotional, and pop genres. Noted for her beautifully supple, soaring voice and heartfelt lyricism, she has 14 solo albums to her credit, the most recent of which is Here in Heaven.
De Lory has lent her voice to recordings by Bette Midler, Carly Simon, Leonard Cohen, Selena, Belinda Carlisle, and many others. And as a part of Madonna’s touring ensemble, she was a dancer and back-up vocalist on the legendary Who’s That Girl, Blonde Ambition, Drowned World, Girlie Show, and Confessions tours. She made her debut as a solo artist in 1993, with a self-titled MCA/Universal album that yielded top 10 hits in both the U.S. and Japan.
De Lory is also a premier artist in the world devotional/yoga music genre, with an album catalog that includes Bliss (2001), The Lover and The Beloved (2004), Sky is Open (2006), Sanctuary (2008), Remixes (2010) and The Unchanging (2013). De Lory’s newest album weaves myriad strands of world music, contemporary pop, sacred sounds, and introspective songcraft into a mesmerizing musical experience.
What People are Saying About Donna De Lory
“Donna has one of the most beautiful and alluring voices that has ever been heard on the planet.”
—Krishna Das, Grammy-nominated artist of Live Ananda
“[Donna] is grounding, sublime and soulful with a voice that oscillates between passionate laments reminiscent of Janis Joplin and the crystal clarity of Enya.”
—Sharon Gannon, cocreator of Jivamukti Yoga
“[De Lory] allows her voice to embrace the sacred nature of her service and the results are mystical and transpersonal”
—LA Yoga magazine
“I’ve always admired Donna’s voice; her songwriting is poignant and heartfelt.”