Katie Pruitt Discovers the Power of Letting Go: 'I Was Putting a Lot of Pressure on Myself'

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Nancy Kruh
April 19, 2024
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In hindsight, Katie Pruitt’s decision to name her debut album Expectations was either brilliant or crazy — or both. After its 2020 release, it did everything to live up to its name. Critical praise showered like confetti: “genius,” “dazzling,” “earth-shattering.” On tour after the COVID quarantine lifted, Pruitt was rewarded with worshipful crowds who sang back every word of her sharp lyrics. The warm reception gained her spots on"ones to watch" lists, opening dates with Brandi Carlile and a nomination for emerging act of the year from the Americana Music Association.

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