Artists you listened to growing up? Growing up, I was influenced by a lot of classical rock. That’s what my parents were always listening to, so it grew on me. "Holy Water" by Bad Company was a favorite song of mine growing up. As I got older, I started listening to more artists like No Doubt and Jewel.
All-time favorite song? If I had to pick one song, it would have to be “Sweet Child Of Mine” by Guns and Roses. I performed that song with a live band when I was 15, and to this day it still brings back all the feels that I had on that stage. It’s just a classic, feel good song that makes you want to belt you heart out and jump around.
Some music you are listening to currently? Maren Morris. She is my favorite right now. Her HERO album has inspired me in every way. I love Kelsea Ballerini. I also am discovering some newer country artists that I like a lot — Brett Young, Brooke Eden, and Ryan Hurd to name a few.
What music influenced the creation of your debut single, “Say It Again?” Well, there wasn’t really a certain artist that influenced the sound but when we wrote “Say It Again,” but I knew I wanted a feel good, country pop song — something that was relatable and easy to sing along to, and a sound that was catchy enough to stay in your head.
What music is influencing the music you are making currently? Living in California, I’m starting to write more California-country style music. The newest song that I co-wrote with my friends, Curt Chambers and Golden West, is more of a California party anthem called “Beach Town.” I’m been getting very inspired again by Maren Morris and Little Big Town. I kind of want to do a mix of both of them!