A well-timed follow-up to her pop debut, “What If” explodes with electro-pop brilliance and bravado as Caroline Kole asserts herself as a person of interest for 2018’s indie pop canon. – Atwood Magazine
Nashville-based pop artist Caroline Kole is a vivacious singer with a talent for crafting cheeky lyrics and infectious pop melodies. The 21-year-old not only has skill that exceeds her age, but experience too, having toured as a country artist opening for industry heavyweights Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton, among many others. She’s a seasoned performer, having played hundreds of shows in the last 2 years in front of arena-sized crowds around the world.
Caroline is no stranger to the music industry. She began her career at the age of 8, playing the beach bars in her hometown of Clearwater, Florida. Five years on, aforementioned country music icon Reba McEntire discovered her at a performance at the legendary Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, Tennessee, leading to a management deal with Starstruck Entertainment and a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Now 21, recent years have seen her excel as a country artist with a Top 30 album on iTunes, two #1 music videos on CMT, and features on SiriusXM.
Now forging ahead into the pop scene, Caroline is exploring new sounds and creating music that exists ahead of the curve. She continues to evolve as both artist and songwriter and is composing tracks that draw influence from the likes of Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, The Killers, Julia Michaels and Twenty One Pilots. Her efforts have been well received, with recent tracks Right Now and Adamantine both featured on coveted Spotify playlists ‘New Music Friday’ in Germany & Switzerland, and Adamantine reaching the Spotify Swiss Viral 50 chart.
Fresh off the release of her debut self-titled pop EP, Caroline is set to release What If, a track that looks to build on the energy of recent releases with a memorable hook, an emotive vocal performance and playful lyrics – all of which are Caroline’s signature. Looking to add a handful of extra dimensions to the track – VAVO, Pusher, Laibert, Decoy! and Mokita take remixing duties to spread Caroline’s new sound and solidify her presence in the pop world. Her transition to pop represents a creative coming-of-age for the young artist and the beginning of an epic new journey, with many more singles on the horizon.