Who is Heather Whitney? Heather is a small-town girl, with big city dreams of music stardom in her eyes. She’s not that far away from materializing that dream, either. Her debut album, “Moving On” received international airplay and acclaim, and her video for “Shut Up and Dance” has received recognition from major film festivals. Her latest single, “What Part of Life” is just out, and it’s already charting on major airplay charts. It has also lead one writer to call her the best undiscovered country singer on the scene. So, what makes Heather Whitney tick? Find out in this exclusive interview!
Indie Pulse Music: Tell us about the music scene in Houston, TX?
Heather Whitney: Well I’m actually a couple hours towards Louisiana in a small town called Newton TX, but Houston? Its big, has lots of traffic and once you get downtown you aren’t coming out of there. Lol even the GPS can’t get you out.
IPM: Who are you listening to these days?
HW: These Days I’m listening to a lot of Cody Johnson and Luke Combs.
IPM: If you could tour with one artist, opening shows, whom would that be?
HW: That would absolutely have to be Miranda Lambert.
IPM: Why is “Moving On” an important music release? Why should new
listeners give it a chance?
HW: The album is solid, Has heartbreak but its still fun and upbeat and its new. You should always try everything, once right?
IPM: If you could perform in your dream venue, where would that be, and
HW: My dream venue would be the Grand Ole Opry. I think everyone wants to play there at least once.
IPM: Your favorite song on your album is? Why is that?
HW: I love them all but my favorite is “Moving on Song”. I’m a little biased I suppose. Very first song I wrote so its just special to me.
IPM: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
HW: I see myself rocking a sold out arena somewhere.
IPM: Where do you draw inspiration from?
HW: I draw inspiration from the things I’ve been through, the people I meet, the places I’ve been and want to be some day.
IPM: Who is your dream collaboration? and why?
HW: My dream Collab as a songwriter would be with Dean Dillion. He has so many hits under his belt. Id love to pick his brain apart. Now as a performer? Miranda or Loretta, I really look up to both.
IPM: Where do you discover new music?
HW: Spotify, but my handsome significant other has quite the talent at finding hidden treasures and new music. I wish I had his knowledge with music. He quizzes me all the time.
IPM: Any final thoughts, shout outs, lessons for our readers?
HW: Lesson? Remember that no matter how crappy life gets its always worth living. Id like to shout out my producer Buddy Hyatt, My PR agent Michael Stover, Cherish lee for always helping me with things and sending me to the right people and guiding me, Granny and Gramps and family for always supporting me, my fans for all they do, and everyone that has helped me along the way and believed in me. Final thoughts? Let’s Buckle up cause were “Moving On”
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