Karley Scott Collins is undoubtedly emerging as a rising star in country music, with a combination of her unique vocal style and strong songwriting setting her apart from the crowd. She was our "One to Watch" artist in 2023 and there's an undeniable excitement surrounding her. Whether she's captivating audiences on stage, sharing stories through her lyrics, or reaching new milestones in her career, it's clear that she is an artist destined for greatness. So get ready, because in 2024, she shows no sign of stopping on her ascent to the top.
With the release of her brand new single "Marlboro Reds," we are taken back to a time of shared moments, laughter, and life lessons with her beloved nana.
As she opens the door to her past, Karley's strong storytelling takes center stage, weaving a narrative that resonates with the themes of family, connection, and the bittersweet symphony of life.
The vivid imagery of sitting alongside her nana during smoke breaks, sharing in her experiences, and being introduced to the full spectrum of life. The recounting of these moments, sprinkled with the first exposure to colourful language, mirrors the genuine nature of the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren, a space where stories are passed down, laughter is shared, and wisdom is imparted.
"Marlboro Reds" emerges not only as an awesome song but an invitation to join her on a journey down memory lane.
As she continues to make her mark on the country music scene, Karley Scott Collins is a name to watch.
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Following a successful tour alongside Larry Fleet last fall, the talented songstress is gearing up for a series of high profile performances that will undoubtedly solidify her status as a rising star in the industry.
Karley is currently preparing to open for one of her musical idols, the legendary Willie Nelson, on select dates in February. Sharing the stage with an icon like Nelson is not only a testament to her talent but also a dream come true for this rising star. The prospect of witnessing her unique vocal style and emotive storytelling in the same spotlight as Willie is a thrilling prospect for fans and industry insiders alike.
The excitement doesn't end there. Karley is set to make her European debut at the C2C Country to Country Festival in March, embarking on a musical journey that will take her to Rotterdam, Berlin, Stockholm, Oslo, London, Glasgow, and Belfast. Taking part in the CMA Country Music Association's Introducing Nashville set, she will have the opportunity to showcase her artistry to an international audience, expanding her reach and leaving an indelible mark on the global country music community.
The inclusion in such events reflects not only her rising star status but also the industry's recognition of her exceptional talent. Karley is poised to leave an unforgettable impression on both sides of the Atlantic.
With each performance, she continues to carve her niche in the country music landscape, the journey from touring with Larry Fleet to sharing the stage with Willie Nelson and making her European debut at C2C Festival is a testament to the undeniable allure of Karley Scott Collins. As she continues to navigate this exciting chapter in her career, we can't wait to see the crowds reaction as she steps out onto stages across the globe.