Written by Staff for Rolling Stone Country (6/15/18)
Sounds Like: Smartly written contemporary pop-country with a little sugar and plenty of spice
For Fans of: Kelsea Ballerini, Kalie Shorr, Danielle Bradbery
Why You Should Pay Attention: Like many of today’s brightest up-and-comers, Lena Stone started her career in Nashville writing songs for other artists, Kalie Shorr and Kasey Tyndall among them. She’s officially struck out on her own, though, with the release of her self-titled EP, a five-song collection with shades of Speak Now-era Taylor Swift that shows Stone to be a sharp songwriter, vulnerable storyteller and melodic, intuitive singer. She’s also a member of the Song Suffragettes, a Nashville musical collective that seeks to highlight female artists and songwriters in the country music industry.
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