Natalie Stovall - Late Night
Album Review By: Penny
Rondinella, CSO Staff Journalist
Stovall is no newcomer to Nashville, has lived there all her life,
and has made a living in the entertainment industry one way or
another since she was only five years of age. She was a child
performer in the Opryland Kid's Club and has performed on such
shows as the Oprah Winfrey Show, Nashville Now, Crook and Chase;
she even had a solo appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.
She attended the Berklee College
of Music on a vocal scholarship, and in her second year of college
she formed her very own band, Green Line South, and brought them
to Nashville to test the waters. Forming and having that band was
a life changing experience for Stovall. She realized what it takes
to be an artist and decided that she no longer wanted to just play
cover songs for a living. Unfortunately, her band split up after
about three years and she decided to take some time off to
reevaluate what was important in her life.
She now has a new band and is
performing once again. She just finished writing all the material
for her record and has been traveling to places likes Florida, St.
Louis, and Salt Lake City. While on the road she was delighted to
hear one of her songs for the very first time on the radio. But
Stovallís talents are not limited just to her music. Be sure to stop
by her website to see a clip of her skydiving and you will
definitely want to watch a video of her playing an absolutely mean
fiddle on "Devil Went Down To Georgia." This artist is
astounding. Oh yes, and you don't want to miss watching the video
of one of her live performances at the Wild Horse Saloon.
Stovall's brilliantly bluesy
voice effortlessly delivers each tune and although she is only in
her twenties, she has already accomplished quite a bit in her
life. She says her music life doesn't seem to get going until well
after midnight at times. On the insert of her album cover, she
tells how most of her life can be traced back to a string of Late
Night Conversations, (hence the title of her second
independent record.) Yes, you read that correctly; this
captivating artist had another album that preceded this one. I
have not had the opportunity to hear it, but it's on my list of
albums to invest in. Stovall wrote ten out of the fourteen tracks,
some of them written way back in high school and some of them just
a few short months ago.
"If I Run To You Now"
officially cracked the top fifty in November of last year on the
New Music Weekly radio charts and I can see why. It's a remarkable
song that tells the story of the love she has for someone that has
been right under her nose all along, but she wonders now if she
waited too long to let her love be known. In the song
"Better" she talks about how she has always wished
she could combine all the best traits from every date she's had to
create the perfect man. Once she finds him, she writes he's
"Better" than all the men she's met combined.
Stovall also does an astounding
job on the songs she didn't write. Her version of Paul McCartney's
"Baby I'm Amazed," took me by surprise, I didn't think I
would like anyone else singing this song other than McCartney
himself, but I was very pleased with her version. She really did
I always try to pick a favorite
song on the albums I listen to, and it's hard to do that at times.
On this album it was especially difficult because I like the music
and the stories she has to tell in every song. But I have to say
that when I heard "Angel," a song she wrote about her
Granny, it easily became my favorite. It is a most beautiful,
touching, and inspirational, song and you could tell it was truly
written and sung from her heart and it definitely captured my
heart. It was a stunning ending to an incredible album.
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2. Everytime You're WIth Me
3. This Time
4. You're The Reason
5. I Needed You
7. If I Run To You Now
8. Who's That Other Man
10. Like Nothing Else
11. What Can I Do
12. No Other
13. Maybe I'm Amazed
14. Angel (for Granny)
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Natalie played in Elizabeth City at the Coast Guard Support Center for Coast
Guard Day 2007 and I was amazed at her talent. I purchased one of her CD's
and it hasn't left my CD player since. It is rare to find a singer with her
range that belts out each and every note so effortlessly. I will enjoy
watching her career explode in the near future.
~ Eric C.
Natalie has been one of my favorites since way back in high school. She not only is a great musician but a great person with a great family backing. Love you Natalie. Keep on singing.
I picked up Natalie's CD when I was attending a trade show down at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Nashville. That girl has talent! I love the whole
CD, usually it's just one or two songs, but the whole CD is wonderful. I'm sure she's going to go far! And I'll be saying I remember when I saw
her in Nashville at the Saloon Bar! Not only can she sing but she has personality plus!
~ Cindi H.
I love the album!! #4 rocks, I play it over and over and over. Way to go
Natalie, canít wait for more music from you!
This cd has been my favorite
since I have gotten it! Natalie is the best undiscovered artist out there and is such a talented girl! I hope everyone grabs a copy of this cd!! You won't be