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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Go, Rachel Crow!

Kudos to Rachel Crow! Recognize her from The X-Factor? This powerful 14-year-old singer released her first EP earlier this summer. We're really digging the first track, Mean Girls, which Rachel co-wrote. Check out the video, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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Lorie Ann Grover said...

She's awesome, isn't she? Thanks!

Sara said...

Love that it's age appropriate for her. That song will speak to her audience, I can picture 12 and 14 year olds singing it at the top of their lungs.

Little Willow said...

I agree, Sara!

S.D said...

Just last year, she was the spunky 13-year-old girl charming "The X Factor's" panel of judges with her sassy rendition of "Mercy." A few months later, she was the girl who fell to the floor sobbing and wailing after an earlier-than-expected elimination sent her packing from the reality competition. These days, she's being groomed to be Nickelodeon's next teen sensation.here

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