Katie Belle Akin is a singer/songwriter hailing from the rich musical heritages of Georgia. Katie's music is known for being upbeat and energetic and this EP delivers solidly.
The title track, "Next Thing In Tennessee", is a lot of fun! Lyrically mentioning many pillars of Nashville music in an engaging melody with some great fiddle playing. This song is all about having role models and achieving goals.
Following the title track is , "Born For This,". The song has already proven itself on youtube with over 450k views. This track was written by Katie on a hotel notepad during the middle of the night, which you will find mention of in the opening lyrics. The song is all about the realization of our passions and pursuing ones aspirations.
"Falling For You", listed as the 3rd track has a great melody influenced by some of the big names in music from Atlanta, Katie's hometown. The lyrics are fresh take on the age old story of girl meets boy. Banjo sounds are highlighted through out the song and keep you tapping your feet to the end.
Coming in as the 4th selection on this EP is, "Whatever". The listener is hooked from the beginning with contemporary lyrics and some catchy whistling! The lyrics pack a bunch with the strong message to " be yourself" backed up by some of Katie's favorite instruments the fiddle, banjo and acoustic guitar.
Finishing up Katie's spohmore EP is "Invincible". The listener will hear infused country tones with the use of mandolin, fiddle and banjo moving the melody along. This Anti-Bully song features powerful lyrics ".... I'm like a rock now, keep standing my ground..." aimed at encouragement and perseverance.
Katie welcomes everyone to come and join her on her social media pages. Katie's live performances continue to expand as she travels with Teen Nation Tour, Blitz Tours and Teens Turnt Up Tours. She gets her song concepts from real life experiences and loves mentoring other aspiring artists.