From the Artist This CD was made when it was still hoped that Country Music could continue to honor it's roots, not stray irretrievably into shlocky pop music. It's my love song to country music. I'm a sucker for a steel guitar. I especially like Bill's Old Truck (about my friend, Bill), Going Through the Emotions (about my brother, Bob) and Hard Woman to Love (about me!!). But then, Two of a Kind is a beauty.... 'Kate is a woman of conscience who sings with a vengeance' - the rev. Lisa hunt, Nashville, TN 'Outstanding CD..intelligent, heartfelt lyrics.. an exceptional release...' Billboard Magazine 'Kate is a woman of strength with a great deal of integrity and her music reflects her conviction. She's also a babe.' Henry Paul, artist / Blackhawk 'I love Kate. I lover her music and I'll baby-sit her dog anytime'. John Jennings, artist & producer / M. Chapin Carpenter 'Wallace was once a Nashville based songwriter who didn't subscribe to the Music Row mentality of factory writing. She has a distinctive voice and style of writing that allows the songs to flow together seamlessly. Kate has a unique way of flipping into her head voice that's somewhere between a catch and a cry, and always affecting.' Neil Fagan, Performing Songwriter 'This is somebody you need to pay attention to. Her songs have wonderful melodic curves and her vocal is marvelously lustrous. Seek her out- trust me, she's a real winner.' Robert K. Oermann, Music Row Magazine Kate has spent 20 or so years as a welcome member of the most respected songwriter circles in Nashville and Los Angeles. Known for her remarkable voice and songs that are full of passion and honesty, Kate has been the New Folk winner at both the Napa Folk Festival and the Sierra Folk Festival. She has been a main stage performer at the Kerrville Folk Festival since 1993, and has played most of the great clubs throughout the country such as the Bluebird Café in Nashville, the Troubadour in Los Angeles, Club Passim in Boston and Fiddler's Green in Atlanta. Kate has produced, recorded and released three CDs: 'Kate Wallace' on the Honest label (from which came three music videos that were in steady rotation); 'Two Lane America' and 'Too Long From the Sea' on her own New Pair O' Dimes label. She's had her songs recorded by famous and infamous artists alike, recorded sound tracks for major movies, been featured in two different books on songwriters, been on numerous television shows including Music City Tonight, she's won the Johnny Mercer Songwriting Award for her song 'Going Through the Emotions', and has had the pleasure of doing back-up vocals for some of her favorite artists including Tom Kimmel, Michael Lille, Sally Barris, Dana Cooper and Tom Prasada-Rao. She lives in Santa Barbara, CA, these days, where she continues to travel & play, write, record, teach and generally experience/ pass on the joy of music in every way. She also books the popular acoustic music series, Trinity Backstage. Kate is sponsored by and happily plays ELIXIR strings. She's presently working on her 4th CD, 'Politics & Religion.'
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