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Caitlin Rushing - 'Own Your Crazy'
Born and raised in Florida, Caitlin Rushing is a singer-songwriter based in Orlando. Her song, "Hold On You"
received 2nd place in the prestigious ISC (International Songwriting Competition). Caitlin's fans connect with her poignant lyrics and heartfelt music. Each song is a unique from the playful and infectious groove of “Mexico” (penned by Rushing and Billy Smiley) to the lonely strum of an acoustic guitar on “Unsteady”, Caitlin is a beautiful artist of melody and mystery.. Her song, "Own Your Crazy" is a great way to get acquainted with Caitlin's appeal.
Deeply resonating and solemn chords, played on the piano, open "Own Your Crazy", by Caitlin Rushing. Melodic electric guitar riffs shimmer in the distance as a strong drum beat kicks in. Caitlin enters singing on the first verse,
"Don't look back, you're not going that way. Get it all out, it will find it's place. If you hide the devil, he will own your soul. You can blame it on the venom, but we reap what we sow."
Caitlin's voice is pure and pristine with hints of country and a pop sensibility As each phrase unfolds, her vocals display dynamic control coupled with a sublime sense of expression; her singing comes from the heart. As the well-conceived song moves forward, the arrangement and production put all the right pieces in right places for a song that locks the ear in from beginning to end. The song blooms from pre-chorus to chorus with a nice build-up that keeps listeners engaged. The hook is simple and highly memorable, creating an affirmative motto you can carry with you in your back pocket. "You gotta own your crazy, or it will own you."
"Own Your Crazy" is about moving forward in life with accountability and ownership. It's about take responsibility for your actions; and it's a lifestyle that can't be forced. This mindset is a choice. "You can lead a horse to water, but it might not drink."
"Own Your Crazy" is an illuminating and inspirational song that uplifts the stuck soul and a musical recipe for moving forward by putting the past behind you and owning your choices, even the crazy ones. With a moving vocal performance, a stellar arrangement, great musicianship, and lyrics that tell it like is, Caitlin's honest and eye-opening song "Own Your Crazy" is crazy good.
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