Karissa Ella feels the pressure of 'happily ever after' caving in around her.
"Everyone's getting married and buying houses and having babies," Ella, 27, tells PEOPLE in a recent interview. "It's so exciting, but yet so scary. I feel like a lot of girls my age feel like we're running out of time."
The country music artist misses the wide-open spaces and the people living within those wide-open spaces, and always seems to be craving the chance to travel the 504 miles from Nashville that takes her back to her original home. But if she's being honest with herself, she could have never stayed.
"Each year you change and grow. Take a second to appreciate how far you have come and the music you have created. I feel like at the beginning I always felt in a rush. There is no rush, enjoy the process and the ride. Do things your way, it might not be like everyone else and that’s okay! Don’t be afraid to take time to find who you really are."
NASHVILLE, Tennessee- Even though I am not much of a whiskey drinker, I am always drawn to a good whiskey song. Something about the solace of sipping the stuff leads to a deeper examination of one’s true self.
Karissa Ella’s newest single “Whiskey Whispers Your Name” is all that and more. They led me to further delve into this rising singer/songwriter and find out what drives her.
Country singer-songwriter Karissa Ella is slowing it down and showing what it means to be truly heartbroken with the new music video for her latest single, "Whiskey Whispers Your Name." This video shows the pain and reality of heartbreak.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 25, 2022) – Country singer Karissa Ella is slowing it down and showing off the depth of her writing abilities on her new single “Whiskey Whispers Your Name,” out now! Written by Karissa, Conner Sweet and Lydia Dall, this new release is a song that we can all relate to.
In a classic mix of strong kick drum beats and snappy lyrics, Ella raises her listeners’ spirit with an optimistic outlook for the upcoming season. Especially with last summer in mind, “Bad Summer” is a welcome sound.
An Ohio native who now resides in Nashville, Karissa Ella is taking a look at years gone by in her beautiful new video. Take a look at “More Like Her,” then read our exclusive Q&A about the video shoot.
Newcomer Karissa Ella kicked off the summer months with the release of her high-spirited EP Blossom and lead single, “Vacay.” Now, as the weather turns colder, the Ohio native is keeping things hot by premiering an exclusive acoustic performance of the lead track with One Country readers.
Recent Belmont graduate Karissa Ella is making a name for herself in Nashville after the release of her EP “Blossom.” Growing up in Canton, Ohio she took voice lessons and participated in musicals. Wanting to be in the heart of it all, Karissa made the move to Nashville for college. Learning both sides of the business, she feels prepared to set out as an independent artist.