Any true music lover will attest to the thrill of hearing a singer's vocal interpretation of an emotion that sends the heart soaring.
As the siren on stage or on disc beckons, the listener is helpless, but to close his eyes and rock to the rhythm, obeying her every command.
The heart swells and the rush is so resplendent that anyone in earshot dreams of living in the moment forever.
It is the rare songstress who can generate such intoxicating emotions from her interpretation of a simple lyric on a page.
A singer who, with the strength and range of her voice, can articulate the wealth of human feelings - from the bliss of falling in love, to the pain of falling out of it, to the desperation of never knowing it at all.
Stacye Branche is that rare singer.
Stacye gives her audiences a new take on the neo-soul vibe.
Her music is sexy, sophisticated, and grounded in the realities and complexities of most relationships.
She and longtime friend and producer Lloyd "LT" Tolbert have been writing together for many years to create what they call "Alternative Soul." The proof of Stacye's talent lies in the amazing musicians who seek her collaboration.
She has worked with such artist as...the legendary Stevie Wonder, jazz great Herb Alpert and the R&B group The Emotions.
One listen to Stacye's powerful musical bravura in "How Did We Come to This" from the recent Screen Gem/Sony film The Brothers which she not only sang, but also co-wrote proves that she is worthy of their faith in her abilities.
Stacye's influences include Minnie Ripperton, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Carole King - all singers who have notoriously welled fan's emotions for decades.
Stacye is a star on the rise with an unyielding drive and energy that will one day place her in the ranks of the aforementioned legendary singers.
Her vocal style will send you to places deep in the heart.
At the climax of this soul-searching journey, you will smile and thank her for the trip.