It's been a long road to get here, but we're HERE and that's what matters folks....
Ever since Andrea and I started to make music together, we've been struggling to find our niche, our sound and how our different influences and musical backgrounds could somehow come together and compliment each other into one beautiful mess. We got close a few times (our little 'Highway' diddy comes to mind) in the past couple years, but over all we felt like we were floundering to please the masses. We'd be constantly thinking of what might be the MOST POPULAR road to take, what would artistically please the most people and forgetting to, first please ourselves artistically. It’s a flaw in us that should to be remedied in order to continue down this musically driven road....
It's harder in a place were you, seemingly, have fame and fortune staring you in the face 24-7. It's so close you'd think you could touch it sometimes. But with that comes the thirst for it. Many people fall victim in their own ways and would do almost anything for it, we've probably all been there in some for or fashion at different points in our lives. It's very easy to get sucked in. Just the thirst for 'success' can suck you in in the same way. If you please the right people, and make friends with the right folks they will lead you to 'success', money and fame. You get a place full of musicians and songwriters on a SCAVENGER HUNT FOR 'SUCCESS'. We can't speak for anyone else, but we found that if we continued down this road, we might find 'success' but lose something like our souls, or our passion for what we believe in.
For this reason we had to step back for a bit because we found that we WERE questioning our motives, the lines were blurring, and we were tripping over stones chasing the neon rainbow that everybody talks about and we were beginning to leave ourselves behind.
ALL WE ARE DOING NOW IS TRYING TO BE TRUE TO OUR ART, IT ALLOWS US TO HAVE MORE FUN, AND IN TURN, BE TRUER TO OURSELVES.
All this jazzzz probably doesn't mean much in the grand scheme of things but we absolutely enjoy the music we are making and we hope you can dig it too.
Love&Peace be with you,