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About Fa La La:
"I dust off these old songs when December comes along", a line from “In Our Home”, couldn't be truer for Nancy Beaudette. She recalls singing carols with her family from a tender age, and it flourished into a lifelong passion the year she found her very own guitar under the Christmas tree. “Fa la la” is a collection of nine original Holiday songs spanning emotions of festive joy, innocence, peace and longing.
FOCUS TRACKS: “Silence Tonight”, “Most of All Baby (I Want You)”, “My Silvertone Guitar”, and “In Our Home”
“Silence Tonight” delivers a powerful message of the peace all Mother’s long for when their sons and daughters are serving in the military.
“In Our Home” recalls happy memories of Christmas while growing up.
“Most of all Baby (I Want You)” is an invitation to get cuddled up with the one you love.
“Fa la la” is a spirited song celebrating the excitement that kids have preparing for Santa Claus.
“Gold and Myrrh” longs to reclaim the innocence of a child at this time of year, comparing it to the precious gifts given to the Christ child by the visiting Kings.
“My Silvertone Guitar” was co-written with Louisa Branscomb (of Steel Rails fame), and is a wonderful story about riding the rails to Nashville on Christmas Eve knowing there would be a new guitar waiting under the tree.
“Merry Christmas to Me” is a tender ballad about spending Christmas alone after the loss of a loved one.
“I think I’ll buy a Christmas Tree” is an acoustic ballad about regaining strength to celebrate Christmas after separation or divorce.
“The Babe of Bethlehem” celebrates the birth of the Christ child and invites us to follow the Star.
A rich pallet of folk and singer/songwriter with a hint of country and a dash of Celtic music - all the ingredients of a Canadian Kitchen Party!
Nancy Beaudette doesn’t just write songs: she paints them. Listen to Nancy’s music and you may find yourself seeing pictures, glimpsing a rich palette of colors in her guitar-playing, and noticing that the beautiful honesty of her voice and her lyrics points directly to your own heart. For her fans and listeners, it will come as no surprise to learn that this award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter also happens to be an award-winning sign-maker. The artistry that has brought international success to her company, Sign-It Signs & Design, imbues every aspect of her singing, songwriting, and recording. With musical roots originating in Eastern Ontario, Nancy has been performing internationally for over thirty years. Well-crafted songs framed with poignant vocals and impassioned performance style have caught the attention of music icons, including Grammy winners Kathy Mattea, Jon Vezner & Louisa Branscomb, and hit writers like Kerry Chater & Lynn Gillespie, and other Nashville songwriters whom Nancy has had the pleasure of working and writing with. Nancy is the 2013 Mountain Stage New Song Contest's Regional Finalist and International People's Choice! Nancy was also a Canadian finalist in the 2009 and 2010 Mountain Stage New Song Competition, and a finalist in both The 2010 New England Song Contest and the 2010 Acoustic Roundtable Song Competition. She currently collaborates in Nashville and performs throughout North America.