Lauren Austin / Press

“Sultry, innocent, fragile but focused. Her debut album ‘Soul Confetti’ made me wonder if this is what Pam Tillis may have sounded like if she had honed her craft in the city of Lauren’s namesake instead of on Music Row.”

Buzz Brainard, WSIX Host (Nashville), and “The Highway” Host (Sirius XM)

“Vulnerable and heartbreaking, texture and atmosphere, all wrapped up by straining strings perfectly complimented by the drone of an acoustic guitar. Austin abandons the ‘expected’ and embraces the uncomfortable… a sound you’re begging to hear more of...”

Brad Wilson, Coordinator of College Radio, BMI, and former WRVU Host (Nashville)

“With her achingly lovely voice and lyrics that are startling and honest, ‘Soul Confetti’ is the perfect title for Lauren Austin's debut album... reminiscent of Matraca Berg, but there's also something that reminds me of artists like Stephanie Chapman, Angela Easterling, maybe even a little Gretchen Peters…”

Vicki Pepper, “Altville” Executive Producer, and On Air Personality KUZZ