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YOUNG SUMMER

Bobbie Allen, known professionally as Young Summer, is an American singer songwriter based out of Washington, D.C. Her first studio album, Siren, was released in August 2014. She released the EP "You Would Have Loved It Here" in 2016. When she isn't on tour or releasing new music she travels to Nashville and LA writing for herself and with other artists. Allen co-wrote Echosmith's song, “Goodbye,” the lead single from their second studio album, "Inside a Dream". She lists Karen Carpenter, Michael Jackson, Ryan Adams, and Prince as influences.

MOST INFLUENTIAL ALBUM

A SONG FOR YOU | THE CARPENTERS

Karen's voice and lyrics on this album have influenced my entire career in every sense; how I sing, how I write, what I love. This album was the first I ever had and I always go back to it like a home base when ever I need to be musically centered again. Karen is like the musical mother I never knew and has been my greatest female influence.