If you haven’t heard folk artist BettySoo yet, you’re really missing out on one of America’s shining stars on the folk rock circuit today. Her performances dazzle, surprise and enchant folk rock critics and fans all over the world. BettySoo’s big voice and thoughtful lyrics put her on the folk rock shortlist of new “must see” artists today.
Are you in the mood for a little bit of heartache, a little bit of gospel, and a little bit of that old Texas twang? Want to learn more about Austin’s rising folk rock star BettySoo? Check out these Top 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Folk Arist BettySoo. Sure to make you check out her latest songs and hit records.
BettySoo Fun Fact 1. BettySoo earned her degree in English from University of Texas – Austin and originally set out to be a teacher. But, soon she found another calling, that of professional singer-songwriter. Instead of teaching students English and Language Arts, BettySoo is turning a whole new generation on to folk rock music.
BettySoo Fun Fact 2. BettySoo’s debut album Let Me Love You (2005) met with critical and audience acclaim, setting her life on a new course and career. Her latest album, a departure from the rest, is showing her maturity as a singer-songwriter and folk artist.
BettySoo Fun Fact 3. BettySoo’s folk rock repetoire is intimate and ever-changing, invoking the likes of Patti Griffin, Alison Krauss and, even, the legendary Emmy Lou Harris. Indeed, BettySoo’s music and lyrics show depth and originality way beyond her years.
BettySoo Fun Fact 4. BettySoo plans to take her music and art to this year’s Acoustic Alaska’s Music Camp in Wasilla, Alaska. Other plans include opening for folk artists Peter Case, Eric Schwartz, Robinella and Sisters Morales in various folk rock venues and festivals through the end of the year.
BettySoo Fun Fact 5. BettySoo’s edgy and original Heat Sin Water Skin (2009) is now featured on Waterloo Records and iTunes. This CD is also getting some awesome radio play, charting big time on Roots Music, Americana, among other independent folk music music charts. The skies the limit with this new, engaging Texas folk artist.
Let Me Love You (2005)
Tiny Little Secrets (2007)
Never the Pretty Girl (2007)
Heat Sin Water Skin (2009)
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