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Haley Blais is having a moment

The rising star brings the heat on CBC Music's The Intro, performing her single 'Firestarter.'

The rising star brings the heat on CBC Music's The Intro, performing her single 'Firestarter'

Haley Blais | Live Performance + Interview | The Intro

1 year ago
Duration 12:22
From YouTube to songwriting, Haley Blais is creating her own world.

You may already know Haley Blais from her life as a YouTube star, amassing more than 16 million views for her cover songs and makeup tutorials.

But the Vancouver-based musician has been writing and releasing her own music for four years now, evolving her songs from bedroom pop anthems to confident rock 'n' roll confessionals. In August, she dropped her debut album, Below the Salt.

In this episode of CBC Music's The Intro, Haley Blais performs "Firestarter" and "Rob the Original," and chats with CBC Music Mornings host Saroja Coelho about her music. Watch it above.

CBC Music's The Intro is a new feature in which CBC Music brings essential emerging Canadian talent to the world. Episodes are released weekly on CBC GemCBC Music's YouTube channel and here on cbc.ca/music.

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