Valerie Diane

Valerie Diane

BandFolkAcoustic

My music is very mellow and relaxing..I've been told that it may even be somewhat therapeutic. It has an atmospheric yet natural sound to it. Vocal harmonies abundant throughout, weaving in and out of a magical and mesmerizing atmosphere between life and eternity...

Biography

Valerie Diane is a singer/songwriter originally from Columbus, Ohio, now based in Crystal Beach, Florida. Listing influences such as Enya, Sarah McLachlan, Tori Amos and Loreena McKennitt, it is not difficult to see why her music proves so popular among those who have heard it.

Every song has an ethereal, almost spiritual feel to it � thanks largely to her outstanding vocal arrangements � and it is difficult not to be touched when listening. Fans often comment on how peaceful her songs make them feel, yet at the same time, Valerie has also branched out into electronic music involving collaborations with DJ Riktor and Ataxia- but loses none of her appeal despite the shift in genre.

As well as showcasing her many original songs, Valerie also likes to apply her talents to covering some of her favorite songs by other artists, both mainstream and independent. A few of these can be found @ http://valeriediane.dmusic.com as well as some of her originals. An abundance of information on Valerie Diane including music, lyrics, photos, and artwork can be found on her main website @ http://valeriediane.com. Plans for the future include a possible CD release. Given Valerie's incomparable talent, that will certainly be worth waiting for.

~Francis Donaghy

Lyrics

I Miss You

Written By: Valerie Diane


I am crying in the dark
Will you comfort me?
I am wondering where you are..
How did it all end?
I don’t know, all I know,
Is I miss you

I dream of you
It seems so real
I can feel your breath on me
Then I wake to find that it was just a dream
I did not know, how much
I missed you

I miss you

As I wipe the tears away
I think of you
And the things you used to say
Then I laugh and wish that it was just a dream
How could I’ve known how much
I’d miss you

I miss you

*background*
(still I feel as close to you as I have ever felt before..
but I know that it won’t last)

The years have passed
Still I feel as close to you as I have ever felt before
But I know it won’t last
Life goes on guess I’ll see you in my dreams

I miss you

Into the Unknown

Written By: Valerie Diane


Walking into the unknown
Feeling so alone
Without a home to call my own
But without the waves I’d never move
Without the rain I’d never bloom
I’m not afraid anymore

Leaving all I have known
Walking the path I’ve been shown
Drifting back and forth
Between life, love, life, love,
Life, love, life, love..

Without the waves I’d never move
Without the rain I’d never bloom
I’m not afraid anymore

(break)

*background*
Leaving
Drifting back and forth…this reality..
I can’t handle anymore…suffering..
Drifting away, to the unknown

Leaving all I have known
Feeling so alone
Without a home to call my own
But without the waves I’d never move
Without the rain I’d never bloom
I’m not afraid anymore

Floating

Written By: Valerie Diane


The moment I first saw you
I knew it wouldn’t be long
Before I’d love you
Time moves on
It feels like I am flying
Then it feels like I am dying
It feels like I am floating
Away from you

I feel like running away from you
I think I’m gonna go insane if things don’t change
I feel my soul running on empty
But I don’t know how to live
Without you

Falling further down
I don’t know what else to do
But hit the ground then save you
It feels like I am flying
Then it feels like I am dying
It feels like I am floating
Away from you

I feel like running away from you
I think I’m gonna go insane if things don’t change
I feel my soul running on empty
But I don’t know how to live without you

Without you

Floating away from you (floating away)
Floating away from you (floating away)

I'll Find Peace

Written By: Valerie Diane


Even though my heart is broken
I no longer feel the pain within
My mind is filled with memories of you
And thoughts of how things should have been

But I’ll find peace
I’ll find peace
But I’ll find peace
I’ll find peace

Dona nobis pacem
Dona nobis pacem
Dona nobis pacem
Dona nobis pacem

Even though my heart is broken
I no longer feel the pain within
My soul longs to be with you
I’ll never love like this again

But I’ll find peace
I’ll find peace
But I’ll find peace
I’ll find peace

Discography

I have many original tracks available for streaming @ http://valeriediane.com/

These include:

I Miss You, I'll Find Peace, Into the Unknown, Living Between Two Worlds, Floating, Speechless, Forever Alone, This Life, Last Moments, Purgatory, Restless Soul, When Time Stands Still

Set List

I don't have a typical set list, but I have played these songs consistently over the past few years...

Originals:

Into the Unknown
Floating
This Life
Forever Alone
Soul on Fire
Right from the Start
I Wish for More

Covers:

Belong (Francis Donaghy)
Always (Francis Donaghy)
Dreaming my Dreams (The Cranberries)
Collide (Howie Day)

My sets usually last anywhere from 30-45 minutes.