Fourteen-year-old Christian pop artist Scarlett Sullivan possesses a songwriting ability far beyond her years. Following the success of her high-energy debut single, ‘Obvious,’ which accumulated over 24,000 streams on Spotify alone, the Mississippi-based singer-songwriter continues to showcase her captivating vocals and vulnerable storytelling with her beautifully uplifting release, ‘Iron Shield.’
Inspired by her sister’s journey after being diagnosed with ALL (Leukemia), the single navigates Scarlett’s feelings about her sister’s diagnosis and reflects on her love for family and faith in God. Written during the summer of 2020 when she was just eleven years old, the track further demonstrates the young songwriter’s impressive ability to connect with and inspire listeners from all walks of life. Opening with a delicate mix of guitar, piano, and strings, the track grows into a powerful chorus with Scarlett’s heartful vocals in the spotlight.
Sharing more behind the song’s themes, Scarlett explains, ‘Iron Shield is about hope, strength, and faith.’
Hailing from Mississippi, fourteen-year-old songwriter Scarlett Sullivan draws inspiration from her love for her friends and family and faith in God. Raised in the birthplace of America’s music and crossroads of Gospel, Blues, Country, and Rock and Roll, she shares a unique blend of influences all her own. With her forthcoming single, ‘Iron Shield,’ and more releases planned this year, the budding songwriter is just beginning to make a name for herself as an exciting emerging talent.