Daily Discovery: The Harmaleighs, “Doll Made Of Glass”

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The Harmaleighs

This folk duo located in Nashville, TN draws in the listeners with their beautiful melodies, catchy lyrics, and great sense of humor when performing live. The two artists, Haley and Kaylee draw in inspirations from some of the best indie/folk artists such as Ingrid Michaelson, Patty Griffin, and Brandi Carlile. They recently came out with a new album, “Pretty Picture, Dirty Brush” on February 3rd featuring their beautiful vocals and lively instrumentals.

ARTIST: The Harmaleighs

SONG: Doll Made Of Glass

BIRTHDATE: Haley – August 9th, 1991  Kaylee – October 3rd, 1991

HOMETOWN: H- Carol Stream, IL   K- Montrose, CO

CURRENT LOCATION: Nashville, TN

AMBITIONS: H & K- Our ambitions are to make a living playing music all across the country with our pug in our van.

TURN-OFFS: H – Pug haters & clutter    K – Sardines & the word “moist”

TURN-ONS: H – Hot chicken, ketchup, & home decor    K – Baseball Tees, Tequila, & Vinyl

DREAM GIG:  H & K- To headline a show at the Ryman, even if the only people there are our parents.

FAVORITE LYRIC: H- “My hands they were strangers lost in the night, They’re waiving around in the dusty light. I’m waiting in the wings while the trees undress, Cupping my ear to hear the wind confess. I’m a ghost in the garden scaring the crows, If it weren’t for second chances we’d all be alone.” (Second Chances by Gregory Alan Isakov)

K – “Father’s at the front door, dusting off the floor mat, Brittle like his thick bark and tired like his old Hat.” (Cold Canary Gaslight by Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra)

SONG I WISH I WROTE: H & K – Elephant by Jason Isbell

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Gus- He’s our 8 month old pug. Whoever said pugs were fat and lazy has never met Gus. He’s crazy. Like run five laps around your apartment, guzzle a bowl full of water, run three more laps, and then throw up kinda crazy.

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH:

K- my dad

K- Stevie Wonder

H- Ellen Degeneres

H- Ingrid Michaelson

H & K- Brandi Carlile

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: H & K – Every year we go see Brandi Carlile with the Nashville Symphony and it is always amazing. I (K) always leave thinking that she can’t get better than this and then I’m pleasantly surprised the next time I see her.

I WROTE THIS SONG: Doll Made of Glass

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