After a successful ten-year climb up the corporate ladder, I assessed the view from above, took a deep breath and decided to jump. Landing softly on my piano bench, I was comforted by the sentiments that floated inside me longing to be a rhythmic wave of melody. I traded in the navy power suit and fancy wheels in search of the missing rung that has revealed itself in words and music. After experiencing unconditional love and unfathomable loss in my life, I have found my voice with an even stronger yearning. My fingers forged a second home dancing on my Martin in the evenings as my newborn children slept. I am very blessed and grateful to have found my passion…to live my dream of having the courage to share my private thoughts and emotions in hopes of connecting to a collective compilation of human spirit along this harmonic journey we call life. Thank you for your support! May all you wish for be on its way…
"Just listened to Carrie Rowan's CD: Almost Home. The sweet soulful music with elegance and style is thought provoking and mellow like Sunday! The songs and vocals are smart, sincere and the mature, artistic expression of a budding artist blooming with talent".
- Charles Sorrento, Berklee College of Music Professor
"I've listened to Almost Home a number of times and think it's really well done...introspective, sincere, melodic, sweetly sung...some excellent melodies that stick. All the songs weave together in such a tapestry of emotions".
- Jon Ims, Hit Songwriter ("She's in Love with the Boy”)
"For a first CD, everything about it is beautifully polished, but it's her delicate voice and honest lyrics, along with an impressive lineup of musicians lending their talents on this CD that makes it an outstanding first effort".
- Kate Hannigan Reporter for the Weekly Record, June 2008.