Get Ready to be "Flying High and Falling Fast" For Your New Favorite Artist
Every once and a while, a voice comes along that will give you the shakes all the way through to your core. For real, have y'all heard this girl's voice yet?? If you have yet to hop on board the April Kry train, her latest single "While We're Young" is a great place to start.
April is a rockin' country singer who's got a voice that stands up against powerhouses like Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood. Originally from Connecticut, April moved to Nashville when she was 20 to pursue her dream of country music. However, music had been in her blood all of her life. She began her musical career at the young age of five, singing in church services led by her father. When she was just 13, she performed a rendition of "God Bless America" at a Gala event hosted by the legendary Jermaine Jackson. After the performance, Jermaine approached her to personally encourage her to pursue a career as a vocalist.
Her latest single, "While We're Young" is an anthem about embracing youth and living it up to the fullest while we're young. She preaches of the beauty that comes from the wild and crazy time in life that is being young, and how important it is to make the best of every second. Belting lines like "Loving crazy running free, being who we want to be, while we're young", April puts you in all of the feels with her powerful lyrics that encourage the youth to enjoy every moment of this fleeting time. The song effortlessly blends elements of modern pop and ideas of traditional country with a catchy chorus that you won't be able to get out of your head for the rest of the day (don't worry though, you won't want to)!
April has a wide range of musical influences, all of which can be heard within her music. John Mayer and Allison Kraus, George Strait and Martina McBride, and even Celine Dion and Whitney Houston; April draws from all of them and creates a sound completely of her own. "I love country music, and I love putting my own spin on it, too," says Kry. "And if people are surprised by such a big voice coming from the tiny girl, then great. I love to shatter expectations".
"While We're Young" is available on iTunes, Spotify, and Radio Disney. There is also an unbelievably impressive acoustic version of this song on YouTube that truly showcases what an impressive voice she commands. Check her out, start following her NOW, and throw her on to your summer feel-good playlists, you won't regret it!