Amanda Rose Riley

New York
Acoustic
Alternative
Blues

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Play Song If You Want Me
Play Song Insomniac Lullaby
Play Song The Wrong Side of the Pond
Play Song Alone
Play Song Overachievers

Nearly every suburban singer-songwriter claims to have known what they wanted to do from a young age, but most don’t have actual footage of themselves practicing the craft on their seventh birthday (https://youtu.be/-btmOCG6YkY). Growing up in New Jersey, Amanda has always had a pathologically close relationship to music, with a particular taste for the punk rock sound and do-it-yourself attitude. Her own sound, leaning heavily on her soft yet distinctive vocals, perhaps only subtly reflects the punk influence. But the attitude is much more noticeable in the way she’s taking it upon herself to chase her dreams.

In December 2014, she got to be a guest player at the Stone Pony with the Bouncing Souls (one of her top two influences) during one of their Home for the Holidays shows (https://youtu.be/yNtD3SXrgCs). More recently, she brought her guitar along to the March 2016 Flogging Molly Cruise with the vague intention of playing music for as many people as possible. She ended up being...

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