Kailey Mathis is an independent singer-songwriter originally from Flora, MS, currently based out of Nashville, TN. She began releasing music and music videos in February 2022. Her debut album, Old Soul, was released in April and hit #23 on the iTunes singer-songwriter album charts. Since then, she has continued to release singles in preparation for her second album, which will be released in early 2023. Kailey is often described as an old soul herself with sounds akin to Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, The Cranberries, John Prine, and the Alanis Morissette.
Her single Miles Away has been described by Kailey's listeners as having a very nostalgic sound that compliments her smooth vocals. The instrumentation and tones used in the song give it a 90's to early 2000's alternative sound. This song describes the trials of being in a long distance relationship, while reminiscing on the sweet times. It's about wanting to stay committed to your relationship regardless of the distance, but still having the fear of it potentially falling apart. The lyrics for this song came about naturally all at once, which is often times the way her favorite songs get written. You can listen to this song on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, YouTube Music, and more!