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This country newcomer completely nails a Chris Stapleton cover YouTube/April Kry Music
YouTube/April Kry Music

If you don’t yet know April Kry, you’re about to.

The Connecticut native is a relative newcomer on the country music scene, but if this Chris Stapleton cover is any indicator, she could be the next big thing.

The talented singer takes on Chris’ monster ballad, “Fire Away,” a song about an emotional battle between two lovers. It’s powerful, poignant and heart-wrenching.

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It’s a big undertaking, tackling a song Chris has his stamp on. If you’re gonna sing this one, you’ve gotta have soul.

And April does in spades. There’s so much power coming out of her tiny frame!

And so do the Dames, featured on incredible backing vocals.

The video was filmed at West Light Studios in Franklin, Tennessee, and is part of April’s #KrySesh series, an appropriate label for this song and performance.

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April has a wide range of influences, including Celine Dion, Martina McBride, Whitney Houston, Alison Krauss and even John Mayer.

“I love that music meets you where you are in life,” April says.

We do, too, girl.

We can’t wait to see what this powerhouse has in store for fans. In the meantime, go check out April’s new single, “While We’re Young.”

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Samantha Stephens absolutely lives for music. When she's not making it, she's talking or writing about it. She's worked in all arenas of the country music world for nearly a decade, from syndicated radio and television to print journalism. She's even been known to crash a red carpet or two, true story.
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