Check out our interview with talented singer-songwriter Madison Watkins who recently released her new single “Find You,” and a new Mother’s Day song called “Mom.”
“Find You” is a delicate and heartfelt ballad about looking ahead and trusting that you will eventually meet ‘the one.’ Whimsical, dreamy, and hopeful, in “Find You,” Madison Watkins reassures listeners that the right person can be just around the corner, and they could enter their life when they least expect it.
Follow Madison @madison_watkins
:: New single for Mother’s Day “Mom” ::
Hi Madison, please tell us a little about you?
I am a singer songwriter from Fayetteville, Arkansas that now lives in Los Angeles. I love singing about real life things that people can connect to in their own lives and stories.
Describe yourself in 3 words?
Passionate- spontaneous- loyal
Describe your sound in 3 words?
Heartfelt- fun- relatable
Who influenced you and why did you choose to make music?
Whitney Houston inspired me the most in my musical journey. She has always been someone I look up to and she has inspired me ever since I heard her voice.
Tell us about your new single “Find You.” What’s the story behind the song?
“Find You” is a song I wrote about finding my future person. It is an inspiring love song that will change people’s perspective on waiting for their special someone.
What is the most rewarding part of your work?
The most rewarding part of my work is getting to see people be impacted by the songs that I write. It is so cool to be at the show and see someone directly impacted by the art that you make.
What would say are the greatest lessons you learned so far?
One of the greatest lessons I learned so far is to be kind to everyone. You never know what someone is going through, and you just need to love everyone where they’re at, and their own journey.
What advice would you give to your younger self and why?
I will tell my younger self to not stress and enjoy the journey. It is never worth stressing about anything in life. You just need to enjoy the journey!!
How would you explain your fashion style?
I will explain my fashion style as I need a stylist ASAP! Hahahaha!
What is your own definition of happiness?
I would say being content in every moment that you’re in.
If you could meet someone living or dead, who would it be and why?
It would definitely be Whitney Houston, because she is the biggest inspiration of my entire life/career.
What would be the dream holiday, and who would you go with?
I would probably go to Spain with my best friend. We just got back from Europe and that was on our other list we didn’t get to!
Best advice ever given?
“Pretty is what pretty does!!” – from my grandma!!
What is you favorite song to belt out in the car/for karaoke?
Definitely, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston!
What’s next for Madison Watkins in 2023?
So much more! More songs, more shows, more laughter!!
Where we can follow you?
Any social platform! Just look up Madison Watkins
Book: A Purpose Driven Life – Rick Warren
Quote: “What we do in life, echoes in eternity” – Gladiator movie
Movie: The Blindside – it makes me cry every time I watch it!!
Favorite Food: Definitely artichokes – fresh themed. I know it’s weird hahaha
Travel Destination: Positano Italy – I just left there, and it was genuinely the most beautiful view I’ve ever seen in my entire life
Sports Team: Arkansas Razorbacks – I grew up with that college team, and they are always going to be my number one!!