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Carol Ades’ Sunny Disposition: A Review

By Maddie Keane | 10 December, 2022


Carol Ades, 26, is a New Jersey native turned LA-based singer-songwriter who has penned songs for both herself and the likes of Sofia Carson, Demi Lovato, and Selena Gomez over the years. Ades showcases her talent for deeply profound and personal lyricism in her second project, Sadtown USA, released on December 9th, 2022, and it is no less heartfelt and intimate than her previous work. The title track and first single of the EP, “Sadtown USA”, came out shortly after Ades began touring with Lizzy McAlpine as an opener for her “Five Seconds Flat” tour (I was lucky enough to see the show in Philly! Read my review here). The song itself is an ode to those times when you practically force yourself to stay focused on the negativ