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Singing old poems to life

TED2010 · 29:18 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Natalie Merchant sings from her new album, Leave Your Sleep. Lyrics from near-forgotten 19th-century poetry pair with her unmistakable voice for a performance that brought the TED audience to its feet.

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Singer/songwriter
Natalie Merchant's career spans three decades — as the leader of 10,000 Maniacs and in her own solo work — of making warmly personal music. Full bio

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