Can’t Slow Down Sara Evans

Can’t
Slow Down Sara Evans

The
eldest of seven children, Sara was born and raised in Franklin,
Missouri. She not only learned to work hard on the family farm. She
also started singing in the family band at age 5. At the age of 8,
she overcame the adversity of having two broken legs after an auto
accident, by singing traditional country songs from her wheelchair,
to help pay for her medical expenses. During her teenage years, Sara
sang in nightclubs. She decided to move to Nashville to pursue a
musical career and moved there for the first time in 1991.

After
moving to Oregon and getting married, she returned to Nashville in
1995 and started recording demos. Nashville songwriter Harlan Howard
was so impressed by her demo of ‘Tiger By the Tail’ that he helped to
open a door for her at RCA records.
Sara
released her debut album ‘Three Chords and the Truth’ with RCA, in
1997. Her third studio album ‘Born To Fly’ was her breakout album,
with the title track reaching number one on the Hot Country Songs
chart. ‘Born to Fly’ was later certified 2x platinum by the
Recording Industry Association of America. Sara hasn’t looked back or
slowed down since. She has an impressive career that has over the
past seventeen years, yielded seven albums, all for RCA Nashville
Records.

Sara’s
newest work, released March 11, 2014, is her eighth album. Entitled
‘Slow Me Down’. The flowing title track that was released as a
digital download in September 2013 is making waves, sitting at number
19 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart for the week of April 26,
2014. Her album “Slow Me Down’ is currently sitting at number 15
on Billboard’s Top Country Albums for the week of April 26, 2014.
Sara
has won several awards during her career, including Billboard Music
video awards in 1998, Country Music Association awards in 2001, CMA
award for BTF video of the year in 2003, and ACM top female vocalist
in 2005. She was the first Country artist to compete in ABC’s Dancing
With the Stars.
Sara
has also authored three books:
The
Sweet By and By (With Rachel Hauck 2010)
Softly
and Tenderly (With Rachel Hauck 2011)
Love
Lifted Me (2012)
Sara
brings warm, captivating, vocals to her music which continues to
delight her many fans. There are no signs of Sara slowing down
anytime soon.
Sara’s
website can be found at
www.saraevans.com
Her
music video ‘Slow Me Down’ can be found here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lexeFtDREPg
Debby
Smith for Country Music News International

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