Once a Leonard Cohen back-up singer, singer-songwriter Batalla launched her solo career with Cohen’s encouragement. The Grammy-nominated Batalla has recorded seven albums, written for both film and television, and toured worldwide.
Batalla’s gorgeous, rich, contralto voice adds another layer of beauty to Cohen’s elegantly crafted songs.”
- San Jose Mercury News
Beautifully conceived and executed, Bird on the Wire is a rewarding listening experience I find myself returning to frequently…for those uninitiated to the glories of the songs of Leonard Cohen this is a wonderful introduction. For the rest of us it is simply heavenly.”
- Sing Out Magazine
…Batalla has a glorious, supple voice, with the vocal power to sing the bluesy, Bonnie Raitt-styled “Holy Roses” and the finesse needed to bring new shadings to Leonard Cohen’s “Bird on a Wire…”