'Darlene Hixson conveys a quality of vocal purity that gets your attention. Her fresh approach and intelligent song writing distinguishes her as an artist you want to hear when you've had enough of the ordinary.' (Jenny Matechuk, Arts & Entertainment, CH Television) Darlene is a guitar playing singer/songwriter from Victoria, BC. A folk/pop style, influenced by Natalie Merchant and Jewel, yet uniquely her own, rich in melody and lyric. Strong, distinct vocals, a combination of Tori Amos & Dolores O'Riordan ranberries 'Darlene writes songs of unaffected beauty and sings with an honesty that at once startles and soothes, haunts and heals. Her voice is an utterly unique instrument inviting us into mystery, sorrow, laughter,...' (Mark Buchanan, author, Duncan B.C.) Nominated for a 2003 Vancouver Island Music MPower award for best female songwriter, her debut CD, 'dangerously deep' is a 10 song CD of original material, written in the midst of everyday joys and struggles, a journey of love and emotion, nature and the spirit, produced by Bob Benson, Victoria, BC.