Kristin Carter, previously recognized in the country music scene with her Top 20 Canadian radio single “Karma” and as a semi-finalist in the 2018 SiriusXM’s ‘Top of the Country’ contest, is taking a bold step into the pop genre with her new single, “I’m Still Here.” This transition is a significant shift for Carter, who has already made a mark with over 3.8 million digital streams in her music career.
“I’m Still Here” showcases Carter’s dynamic vocal range and an empowering message in its lyrics. Hailing from White Rock, British Columbia, Carter’s musical journey began at the tender age of five, singing in a choir. Her early influences include iconic artists like Shania Twain, Faith Hill, Celine Dion, and Beyonce, all of whom have contributed to her versatile musical style.
The single, co-produced with Marcus Ramsay, features experimental harmonies and overtones, allowing Carter to express the song’s purposeful lyrics effectively. Inspired by personal challenges, “I’m Still Here” radiates hope and joy, underlining the theme of resilience and the joy of still being present despite life’s changes.
Remarkably, the entire vocal instrumentation of the song was created by Carter from her bedroom, drawing upon her choir experience to add depth and richness to the track. This release marks a significant rebirth in Carter’s career as she ventures into the pop genre, offering new sonic explorations.
“I’m Still Here” is just the beginning of what promises to be an exciting journey into Carter’s upcoming 2024 album, “Full Bloom.” This genre-bending project is set to showcase the breadth of the human experience. Through “I’m Still Here,” Carter aims to inspire listeners to acknowledge and respect their resilience while providing a reflective space.
As she breaks musical boundaries with “I’m Still Here” and looks forward to her upcoming album, Kristin Carter is poised to make a significant impact in the pop music world, continuing to evolve and inspire with her artistry.
Listen to “I’m Still Here” below!