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Elissa Lala: Touch of Your Voice

How ironic that Philly’s Elissa Lala shares her last name with a less-than-complimentary euphemism for the town she’s called home for the past two decades. For, unlike L.A., there’s nothing flighty or phony about Lala, whose hauntingly beautiful voice seems all the more exquisite when you learn she’s spent a lifetime battling severe hearing loss (and currently spends much of her time working with the hearing impaired).

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