Mindy Smith (born June 1, 1972 in Long Island, New York) is an American singer-songwriter. Her music has a broad appeal and can be classified as all of the following: folk, country, americana, bluegrass, pop, rock, and even alternative. Her voice and music has been compared to that of Patty Griffin and Alison Krauss.
Mindy was adopted at birth by a pastor and his wife. She grew up on Long Island where she developed a passion for music and began singing at an early age. During her high school years - she graduated from Smithtown East in 1990 - Mindy was never lauded or encouraged by her music instructors. In fact, she was sometimes ridiculed by classmates for singing along to the adult contemporary songs playing on the radio in her Studio In Art course. After her mother's death from cancer in 1991, Mindy moved with her father to Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1994 Mindy moved to Nashville to pursue a career in music.
Mindy rose to fame in 2003 when she was the first artist signed to...
Track listing: Out LoudLittle DevilEdge of LovePlease StayTennesseeI'm Not the Only One AskingWhat If the World Stops Turning (Duet With Buddy Miller)You Just ForgotYou Know I Love You BabyOut of ControlLong Island ShoresPeace of Mind