Kaitie Wade is an upcoming country pop music singer-songwriter, performer, and recording artist originally from Seattle, Washington. In 2012, she made the bold decision to move to Nashville to pursue her lifelong dream. Aside from earning her Bachelor’s degree in vocal performance, the vivacious 22-year-old spent every ounce of her extra time dedicated to music. From writing with other artists to performing in multiple venues, and recording both background and lead vocals in studio. She was Recognized as “Featured Artist of the Month” on Next Star Now, as well as praised for her voice by industry executives. Kaitie Plans to release her Debut EP in spring of 2017! Kaitie wrote, recorded, and released her Debut single – “Tail Lights”, which hit iTunes, Spotify, and the like around March of 2015. The music video for the song was released about a year ago. The song and video received much positive feedback from fans and industry executives. We had the pleasure of conducting an interview with Kaitie to get a behind-the-scenes look.
Kaitie describes her song as, “A dynamic, powerful, and driving country-pop ballad about the process of losing something you never thought possible. It puts into words the questions we have going through a heartbreak, as well as the eventual acceptance of moving forward. I wrote this song during a very unexpected and painful breakup after falling in love for the first time. It’s actually crazy how quickly the song came together.” We then asked her the story behind the music video. She laughed and said,
“Well, since I was broke as a joke, I put together a kickstarter campaign so that I could fund the video. I was amazed and incredibly overwhelmed by the financial support that I received, and am so happy with the way it turned out! Filming it was an absolute BLAST. Everything you see in this video, besides the guy in it, is an accurate depiction of what really happened. Like, the part where I get out of the car and he drives away is literally what happened when we broke up, so it was so fun recreating it to give viewers a picture and story behind the audio.”
This music video is definitely worth watching. I love the raw emotion behind it as well as the underlying story behind it. The way the video builds as it goes on makes the emotion behind it that much more real. With a phenomenal talent, captivating persona, and unbreakable determination, there is no question that Kaitie Wade is well on her way to making her dreams a reality.