Radiating an inner light, the music of Amo Amo caught the ears of Jim James, who fell in love with their sound, and produced their debut album. ‘Closer To You’ is one of the first singles from the record, and has already garnered over 400K streams on Spotify, as well as being on high rotation, on LA radio station, KCRW.
Amo Amo are superb artists, who know how to turn what at first seems to be simple musical gestures, into something unforgettable. Love Femme, their lead singer, takes her sonic inspiration from modern pop, folk, and psychedelic rock, thus enfusing her performances with a radiance from out of this world.
Amo Amo is still quite a new project, but people are starting to sit up and take notice. Lead single, ‘When We’re Gone’, was featured as “Today’s Top Tune” on KCRWs website, while Savage Thrills praised its “quintessential beauty”. Follow-up track, ‘Closer To You’, builds up on this momentum, and has already been described as “sonic bliss” by Culture Collide. Amo Amo has already opened for Brazilian pop masters Os Mutantes, acclaimed Ethiopian soul artist Hailu Mergia, and Californian folk-rock singer-songwriter Jonathan Wilson.
The video for ‘Closer To You’ prominently features Love Femme, who also directed the clip. The other members of Amo Amo are still however making their presence felt; as faces in the flowerbed where she frolics, and the voice of the land she walks on. Love Femme has included some gorgeous Southern California scenery, too, including a dramatic cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This is a playful clip, for sure — but it’s one with genuine spiritual overtones.
Find out more about Amo Amo online on their official website.