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Caitlin Arcand / Bio

Caitlin Arcand is an upcoming Boston based singer/songwriter who has just released her second single and first song off her debut EP album “City Lights.” The yet to be released album is already receiving buzz throughout the world through various magazine articles, radio interviews and online publications. The first song off the album is currently playing worldwide on Jango Internet Radio. It can also be heard on Jase Radio in Australia, and is a frequent number on the Tween Pop Radio playlist. Caitlin has been featured in several media publications within the past six months, some including Warped Magazine, Urban Teen Magazine, Tween Pop Radio and Hot Band Girls. In addition to being in the press, Caitlin promotes her music through live performances throughout the New England area. Her most recent show being an opening act for Youtube stars Landon Austin and The Icarus Account. Through her press releases and live performances, Caitlin has attracted a worldwide fan base of all ages called Arcandies.

In March 2013, Caitlin released her first song “Let’s Go” which immediately became a Youtube hit. The debut song is featured on Jango Internet Radio where she receives airplay worldwide. The song also plays on Iceman’s Cavern Thursday night radio show in Providence. She has also received two awards on the music video from Beat 100. These include a Gold Award for original songwriting and a Favorite Gold Award for being one of the staff’s favorite videos. She is also very active on Reverb Nation, where she has made it as far as #2 on the Boston Pop Charts. Along with her own work, Caitlin features a number of cover versions of songs on her Youtube channel, which she updates regularly. Since beginning her YouTube channel, she has received over 60,000 views and has won a Bronze Award for Vocal and Musical Performance on her cover of Wide Awake.

Her career is just getting started as a pop/ punk rock artist but performing has always been a love of hers. Caitlin was very shy as a child, but broke out of her shell when she was cast in her first theater production at age eleven, where she discovered the thrill of entertaining. From there, she continued her theater career at her junior/senior high school and later into a repertory company. To improve her acting, Caitlin began taking voice lessons when she was fourteen. It was at this point that she realized that singing was her true passion. However, still being timid, she kept her voice hidden from everyone, and it was not until age fifteen that she first sang solo in front of a crowd of people. From that day, she has spent every day singing in choruses and practicing her vocals, jumping at any chance she had to entertain an audience.

In the summer of 2012, after getting inspiration from many of her favorite artists, Caitlin realized that she wanted to pursue a career as a pop/punk rock artist. She was determined to make her dreams come true and was willing to give up everything to achieve her goal. In July of that year, she recorded her first cover of “Wide Awake” by Katy Perry at Cybersound Studios. The video was posted on Youtube, and by August it had hit over one thousand views. Caitlin was ecstatic about her unexpected success, and returned to the studio later that month to record her second cover “Titanium.” These covers encouraged her to produce her own work, driven by the idea of making her dream a living reality. Caitlin got right to work writing and helping to compose her own songs, wanting everything to be completely original and unique to her. With influence from 80’s rock and live concerts, she developed a unique sound of a rock, punk and pop mix using mostly live instruments as opposed to electronic beats.

Caitlin Arcand looks forward to furthering her career in the music industry. She is currently finishing up her debut EP “City Lights” and is excited to have it released this winter!

General Info

Band Members
Caitlin Arcand
Artist Name
Caitlin Arcand
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/caitlinarcand
Active Since
08/12
Genres
Singer Songwriter / Acoustic Rock / Rock

Contact Info

Location
Boston, MA
Manager
Roland Arcand Jr.
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