Under the wing of Christie's Amarillo Music, she co-wrote new material and formed the Carolynne Good Band in 2005 with songwriter/bassist Don Rogers, drummer Sean Fitzgerald, guitarists Alex Rogers and Alex Sharman from the London-based band Starling, and keyboard player Maki.The band described their sound as "a mixture of classic singer-songwriter melodies with a country flavour." She reached the "judges' houses" stage, where Louis Walsh was her mentor in the "over 25s" category, but failed to progress through to the live shows, with Walsh instead choosing Johnny Robinson, Kitty Brucknell, Jonjo Kerr and Goldie Cheung (who later dropped out and was replaced by Sami Brookes).The album reached number 5 on the UK Albums Chart and has since been classified 2x Platinum in the UK, and gold in six other countries including Italy, Greece, Germany, and Australia.Poole spent 2004 continuing to writing songs, and in the next year toured the UK with Tony Christie.She returned to the show the following series in 2012 and made it to the live shows, but was eliminated after the first live show following a sing-off against Rylan Clark.Poole's early musical influences included The Eagles, U2, The Carpenters, and Mary Chapin Carpenter.
She is a founding member of the Carolynne Good Band, based in Leeds and London.
she was in the bottom two the following night with controversial "boys" contestant Rylan Clark.
In 1998, having moved from Leeds to London to pursue a career as a singer-songwriter, she was one of the final 15 in auditions for S Club 7, In 2001, she signed her first publishing contract with BMG Music Publishing.
In 2000, she continued to develop her songwriting talents in the UK and Europe.
She is best known for finishing in third place on the second series of the BBC singing competition Fame Academy in 2003.
In 2011, Poole was a contestant on The X Factor and made it to the judges' houses' stage of the competition.