Thursday, February 28, 2008
Stamp Stain: Three Things We Noticed at Caitlin Rose's EP Release Show
by Lee Stabert
on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 2:49 PM
wonderful debut EP
—though she did admit that she had sold a few in Murfreesboro over the weekend. Unabashedly open about her nervousness, Rose charmed the crowd and expertly showcased her myriad of talents.
1. Rose actually managed to get the crowd to sing along. (This is Nashville! She was the opener!! These people weren't even drunk yet!!!) A sizable portion of the early-arriving attendees joined the 20-year-old songstress for the chorus of "Answer in One of These Bottles," and they sounded pretty decent doing it.
2. That girl can sing. Like really sing. It was on the slower numbers that her vocal prowess really shone. She has that tone, that dynamism, that certain je ne sais quoi
that many of this years AI
contestants would kill for.
3. You can't teach charisma. This young lady's humility and quirkiness is undeniably alluring—it was especially cute when she took off her hat for the sad ones.
Last night, Caitlin Rose celebrated the release of her