One of the hardest working women in the music business, Amanda Pruitt, is on the rise to stardom by doing things the old fashion way. With four records and an EP, Amanda is also a creative storyteller. Amanda is a living gypsy with a sound that will touch your soul.
If the strong country roots, soulful sounds , a modern twist and stories from the heart could be melted together into one unified sound...you’d have a voice like Amanda's. Her sound is organic to say the least and mixes well within Americana, Classic and Traditional Country, Rock and Roll, Blues and even some good ole’ southern gospel. "Gospel music is where my heart and soul meet," said Amanda, "Without my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, I would not be here and I HAVE to give him all the credit for everything I am doing." Amanda has released four professional projects, (Let It Go, Read Between the Lines and Something Will Give) and one gospel album, (Not Turning Back) and the newest EP- Strong ,that was released on the independent label Melody Roundup Music. Amanda will be releasing new music soon, with a focus on the Outlaw, Americana, and Country tunes she was raised on. "We have to get back to where we came from," She is determined to make a living, playing music and to bring people hope while doing so and never giving up. "I ain't no queen of hearts, but hit me, keep them cards coming my way," Amanda laughs as she refers to a song she co-wrote with Davis Corley.
Holding a BS in Journalism and a minor in Performing Arts from Texas A&M-Commerce, she has the talent and skills to succeed. Music is not her only asset, her determination, strength and God-fearing spirit are propelling her to stardom. Amanda is an Alumni of Wentworth Military Academy, Central Missouri State University and Texas A&M- Commerce. With God and her family as her focus, Amanda is a national touring artist and plays shows as a solo act and with a band of seasoned musicians across the United States. Be on the lookout for Amanda to be in a town near you very soon. When catching a show, you will not be disappointed by the electric performance and Amanda's ability to keep you wanting more!
" They say this is a 10 to 15 year town, but, with her talent and her team, she may likely have that ball land in her court before she knows it."
"She had more discipline than most of the students in the journalism program," Texas A&M-Commerce journalism instructor Fred Stewart said. "Even back then, she was very excited about her music and had big dreams and high hopes for it."
Her music entwines blues, jazz and country, layered with raspy vocals.