Blog entry by Iris van Baarsen 5.7.2018
Amy & Ryan make the kind of music they are passionate about, they couldn‘t imagine their music any other way. They write their own songs. Sometimes even at three o’clock in the morning, when Amy dreams of a melody she gets up, goes to her piano and records a new song.
Do you have any neighbours by the way?
Sometimes their melodies are created in just a few minutes, whilst the lyrics can take a little longer. The two musicians try to include as much of their own experiences and encounters in their songs as possible. They have a strong need for honesty, in all respects and especially when it comes to their own music. This is probably one of the reasons why the band touches so many people deep in their hearts, as with the song “Rise Up”, which is based on the story of a child that finally finds the courage to sing a song in front of his school class, but was laughed at by the teacher. “Not knowing you can rise up … to your own true self”.