Carter Faith won’t be leaving Tennessee anytime soon. Originally from a small town in North Carolina, Carter grew up listening to old country cassette tapes and records of Dolly Parton and Stevie Nicks. Writing her first song at the age of 16 after a breakup, music became her passion. For college, Carter moved to Nashville to attend Belmont University where she is now pursuing a degree in songwriting.
Drawn to the Music Row scene and playing at iconic venues including The Bluebird and The Listening Room Café, Carter wrote “Leaving Tennessee.” About never wanting to leave and feeling at peace in a new place, the song resembles the welcoming community and small town feel of Nashville. For the music video, Carter’s first, she worked with Running Bear Films. The video was shot at a drive-in theater for a nostalgic feel and premiered on CMT. Seeing the video for the first time Carter recalls, “It was so emotional seeing the music video for the first time. I’ve dreamed of putting my thoughts and emotions to art for so long and seeing that come to life is nothing short of magic for me.” You can watch the video below.
Currently Carter is working on her debut EP to be released in 2021. With dreams of touring, she’s performing whenever possible. In fact, we met Carter at a Song Suffragettes show in early August.
Stay tuned for more from this rising star by following her on social media at @carterxfaith and on her website here.
Author: Nicole Marchesi