Scarlett Sullivan shines with her new track ‘Iron Shield’

She was motivated by her sister's battle with Leukemia to express her love and gratitude for family, whilst putting faith in God.
10 February 2023

Scarlett Sullivan, a fourteen-year-old pop artist, has astonishingly mature songwriting skills for her age. Scarlett hails from Mississippi and finds motivation in her relationships with friends & family as well as her faith in God.

Obvious, her debut single, was a hit and made more than 24,000 streams on Spotify alone, Mississippi-based artist, and singer-songwriter showcases her remarkable vocals and heartrending storytelling in her recently released track, Iron Shield.

Scarlett’s vocals shine in the chorus of the track, which opens with a beautiful combination of guitar, piano, and strings. The song then builds to a powerful climax.

She was motivated by her sister’s battle with Leukemia to express her love and gratitude for family, whilst putting faith in God. The song reflects on the difficult journey Scarlett’s sister had to go through due to the diagnosis.

Scarlett elucidates the motifs of her song: ‘Iron Shield is about hope, strength, and faith.’

At only 11 years of age, the Summer of 2020 saw this young songwriter create a mesmerizing track that has resonated with people from all backgrounds and ages. This speaks volumes about her skill at connecting with and inspiring others through her music.

Growing up in the heart of music rich in Gospel, Blues, Country and Rock & Roll, Scarlett developed her own distinct sound from the blend of various genres.

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