Stars By Day
Susan Haight's "STARS BY DAY" is an exquisite collection of genre-spanning personal songs. The CD stands out for it's clear, tender vocals, melodic lines and sensitive, sometimes haunting lyrics. Featured on "STARS BY DAY" is an impressive list of accomplished musicians; Charlie Harrison on keyboards, Doug Webb on Sax, Joe Cacavo and Larry Koonse on Guitar, and Gary Popenoe on harmonica. Among this poetic blend of soft jazz, country and folk/pop songs is the single "Wish You Were Here," which garnered a lyric-writing award from the American Songwriter Magazine. Another song, "Forever in Me," was written by Haight when her grandmother was dying and is particularly intimate and moving. The haunting and metaphoric song "Low Flying Bird" was both romantically and spiritually inspired. "It comes from that longing of knowing what could be yet recognizing what is... A beautiful sadness." "STARS BY DAY" is an eclectic and elegant anthology which has been enthusiastically received by a diverse demographic. Haight's vocals have been described as beautiful, clear, sensitive and haunting. "Having these truly talented musicians play on this CD was amazing. I'm so grateful." When asked where the title originated, Haight replied, 'I've always appreciated the beautiful and unseen. Like stars. They're always there, but we can't always see them.' Ms. Haight has performed at various venues throughout the Los Angeles area and continues to write thoughtful and unique songs.