Style: Folk-tinged acoustic pop; compare to Derek Webb, Shawn McDonald, Bebo Norman
Top tracks: "I Found Love," "Beautiful Mess," "Lullaby For the Forgotten"
Splitting his vocals between an ultra smooth croon and an impressively high falsetto, Wisconsin's Kane, who has opened for Sara Groves and Shawn McDonald, is an instantly engaging fresh face. His songwriting dynamic switches between spiritually-informed love songs, testimonies of personal growth, and clinging to faith in hard times. While his vocals are best framed around the album's sparser arrangements (aided by Toby Keith/Taylor Swift confidante Mills Logan as engineer), there are also plenty of rich acoustic textures that demonstrate his aptitude on the guitar.1