This week the Catholic Playlist is pleased to introduce you to our new featured artist this week, Kyle Sinkule. Kyle is a singer and songwriter from Texas who grew up in a musical household, which had a major impact on his life and helped to shape his career. Kyle first picked up a guitar in the 4th grade and has been obsessed ever since. During his middle school years, his life was full of defining moments:
“I was asked by one of my teachers to play my guitar at my school’s weekly Masses, which I did during my seventh and eighth grade years. However, the turning point in my life was when I was asked to play at Wednesday night Masses at church. I found my best friends at these Masses. We formed a band and played everywhere and anywhere anyone would take us. We practiced for countless hours on end. This is when God told me this is where I should be.”
At just 17 years old he was mentored by professionals in the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) business in Nashville, and in the spring of 2015 one of his songs reached #1 on Amazon’s Singer-Songwriters chart. Inspired by this accomplishment, Kyle continued writing and selected six songs to feature on his first EP, titled Walk With Me. Released in May of 2016, the song “Brother” provided the title – one of the verses says, “Brother, will you walk with me?”, and that sets the tone for the journey Kyle wants to take you on in this album; a journey of understanding the mercy, forgiveness, and promises of God.
Walk With Me showcases Kyle’s style which is a unique blend of folk, rock, and country. His song lyrics are inspired by Old Testament Bible stories and the writings of Paul as portrayed in the song we’re featuring in Catholic Playlist #135, “Saul”, a more upbeat song featuring the sweet sound of the mandolin.
You can find more about Kyle’s work and follow his ventures at the following links: