Rachel Crow was born on January 23, 1998 and raised in Mead, Colorado by her adoptive parents Barbara and Kelly Crow as her biological mother suffered a crack cocaine addiction. She sang her first song ("Breathe
") at 18 months-old and first performed in public at the age of six as part of her school's talent show. Rachel successfully auditioned at the age 13 for the first season of The X Factor
in early 2011 placing fifth in the competition. Following her successful run on the show, Rachel signed a music deal with Columbia Records and a TV deal with Nickelodeon for her own TV show. This is the lead single from her debut EP, Rachel Crow
, which was released June 26, 2012.