Caryn Womack Interview
May 22, 2014•67 min
At age 23, Caryn Womack picked up her first guitar and began penning her own songs, armed with nothing but an affinity for music and a few stories on her heart to tell. Within one year, she'd released her first self-titled LP of all-original tracks, which debuted at #177 on the Top 200 iTunes Country Albums chart.
A native of Cartersville, Caryn grew up on gospel hymns and mountain music that she learned on her grandmother's swing during Georgia summers. The songbird sheds new light on what it means to grow up in (and out of) a Southern town, drawing inspiration from the emotional stems of young heartbreak, old battle scars and new love.
Caryn's folksy harmonies, blended with upbeat country pop tempos and Americana undertones, make for a unique sound that winds somewhere down the road between Jo Dee Messina's front door and June Carter's backyard, which is just where she likes it.
Her influences include artists ranging from outlaw country’s Tift Merritt to popular radio artists su