Home: Nashville & Philadelphia
Genre: Indie, Folk
Katie Buxton is an indie folk singer-songwriter who has been creating beautiful music since she was twelve.
Her strong voice and lyrics suggest she is much older than she is but listen to her for a minute and you will agree, she has a young creative spirit and grand talent for song-writing.
In 2012, she was chosen as a finalist in the Sing for the Trees Songwriting Contest with her song “The World Moves By”. In the summer of 2013, Katie attended the Berklee Five Week Performance Program where she was a finalist in the Songwriting Showcase and received mentorship from Melissa Ferrick and Sally Taylor, daughter of James Taylor.
After moving to Nashville to attend Belmont University as a songwriting major, Katie was invited to join Bear House Writers Management and was one of eight to play in the ASCAP Writers Showcase in the fall of 2015. Adding to her songwriting accomplishments, she was later chosen as a finalist in the 2016 American Songwriting Awards with her song “Painted Hearts”.
Katie’s debut EP “From Songbirds” was released in March of 2016. Her new single “You Flew” was recorded and mixed by Sal Oliveri and mastered by Luke Gilfeather. As for the meaning of the song, Katie explains “The song is about caring deeply for someone who is not ready to love or be loved and runs out of fear, and focuses especially on the process of learning to let go”. ”
Stream “You Flew” now and you will understand why we think she is a gifted singer and songwriter on her way Up.