Dallas. Orlando. Newtown. San Bernardino. These are just a few of the places where deadly mass shootings have happened this decade in the United States. After the week we've had, with the police violence against black men and the shooting in Dallas leading to the deaths of five police officers, singer-songwriters Jamie Floyd and Maren Morris have decided to use their talents to promote peace and mourn the lives lost.
The idea of this new article series 'SoundCloud Spotlight' is to shine light on incredible songs that female country artists have been releasing on SoundCloud. SoundCloud is a platform made up of growing and developing artists, and a good amount of those artists are up and coming country artists. And sometimes, when searching through many demos and songs, you find a hidden gem that just speaks to you. This demo, written by Lauren McLamb and Trannie Stevens, is one of those.
Alex Masters established herself as a strong artist and songwriter all the way back on her first release, Long Way Home. But in the recent months, with the Lauren Alaina cut she landed (the beautiful "Painting Pillows") and this new song posted on SoundCloud a couple weeks ago, Masters has truly grown into herself as an artist and has found her own specific sound and message she's trying to convey with her music.