Cat Stone~ Q&A!!!

  1. Hi Cat, can you tell us all a little bit about yourself before becoming a country artist? Before focusing strictly on my artistry, I was touring the globe as a corporate singer. This primarily consisted of cruise ship tours, but I also participated in a few national tours as well as local Nashville gigs. Before that, I was studying music obsessively. Singing is all I’ve ever wanted to do.
  2. What is the background single behind your brand-new single “Take It In?” Take It In was written with my good friend and fellow country artist, Janelle Arthur. We met on one of the national tours I sang on. She and I hit it off and co-wrote Take It In over zoom in 2020. I remember going into the write with the first verse just about finished but was totally stuck on where it should go from there. Janelle really grounded the song and gave it this timeless angle that I didn’t even see was there! She is an incredible musician.
  3. What made you want a career in country music? Gosh. I remember watching American Idol as a kid and looking at Carrie Underwood and thinking “that’s all I ever want to do.” Singing brings me immense joy, and I know it is what I was put on this earth to do. While I gather inspiration for many genres, country music is in my bones. It’s where I’m meant to be. 
  4. Who are some of your musical icons?  Of course ALL the great women of country music. There are too many to count, but certainly Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and Miranda Lambert are at the top of that list…and it could go on and on! 
  5. What is your recording process like when making and creating new music? My producer, Luke Nagel, and I vibe really well. He understands my obsessiveness with how the vocal sounds, so he pushes me to get the best take, and I meticulously critique the edit. But what we get is a fantastic result! I’m a total nerd in the studio and love asking questions and coming up with new ideas. 
  6. What are a few of your favorite venues to perform at? I have loved playing around Nashville. Of course the Sheraton Grande Skye Lounge was the most special venue as it hosted the Take It In release party. But some of my other favorite performance venues have been Marathon Music Works, Exit/In and, last but certainly not least, Nissan Stadium for the Tennessee Titans v Kansas City Chiefs game preshow! 
  7. How would you describe your music in 3 to 5 words? Honest, Relatable, Clever, Catchy, Creative
  8. What is one of your favorite quotes? My best friend always tells me “Cat! Every day in every way we’re getting better and better.” I love that. It’s exactly the standard I want to live by. 
  9. Is there anything else you would like to share? Independent female artists in country music haven’t necessarily had the best luck off the bat – especially when it comes to radio play. To see my first single land on not one but two Spotify editorial playlists feels so rewarding. The platform plays such a pivotal role in the development of independent artists and I’m so grateful for the support they’ve shown me this week. 

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Meet Dixiedee Howdy: Thank you for stopping by my Dixiedee Blog!! I am a brown hair and hazel eye southern California gal living in the LA area. I started this country music blog because I wanted to share about my favorite country artists and groups, delicious recipes. I also do Q&A's and Artist Spotlights with country artists/groups so you guys can learn more about them. Lastly, I love to share anything else that is related to country music.. If you have any questions/comments- then please me email at dixiedeeblog@gmail.com.

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