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Name: Sarah Simmons
The Voice Season: 2013 Season 4
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
Audition Song: “One of Us” by Joan Osborne
Coaches Who Turned: All
Coach She Picked: Adam
This singer-songwriter from Memphis, Tenn. will go down in Voice history as having one of the most raved about blind auditions to date. But long before she hit The Voice stage, Sarah’s been singing and performing.
According to her Facebook page, Sarah’s been traveling and performing since age 13 when she went cross-country with a theater troupe. At age 15 she got her first guitar and started writing songs. And though she was born and raised in Birmingham, Ala., she considers Memphis, Tenn. to be her home after studying at Visible Music College.
Unfortunately, things haven't always been easy for Sarah. Her father was addicted to drugs and absent from much of her life as a kid. But the good news is he's been sober for several years and they're no longer estranged. In fact, he's one of her biggest fans. And now she can use that experience to help pepper her performances with real and raw emotion.
For more about Sarah, check her out on Facebook and Twitter.
Sarah Simmons’ audition to Joan Osborne’s “One of Us” earned her a four-chair turn from a group of incredibly impressed coaches.
“One-hundred fifty percent, you can win this show,” Adam Levine said after her audition. “I know you can. I only really fight for the ones I’m dying to have. I know that I can do this with you. I just know that I can do it.”
“You may be in my top three singers I have ever heard audition for The Voice,” Blake Shelton continued.
Shakira played the “female” card and Usher noted the fact that he was also from Tennessee.
Finally, it was Sarah’s time to pick a coach — and after some hesitation she finally went with her gut and sided with Adam, who describes her as "not from this earth."
Sneak Peek Audition: http://www.wetpaint.com/the-voice/articles/watch-sarah-simmons-sings-one-of-us-on-the-voice-2013-blind-auditions-sneak-peek-video