Gaelynn Lea is the winner of NPR’s 2016 Tiny Desk Contest. And it’s clear why the six judges chose her song “Someday We’ll Linger in the Sun,” from the 6,100 other video submissions.
The 32-year-old, who suffers from brittle bone disease, has mastered playing the violin like a cello to create the most hauntingly beautiful music. We can guarantee that it’s unlike anything you’ve ever heard.
After watching her performance, you’ll certainly gain a new appreciation for Irish fiddle tunes.