amusia

amusia

BandRockAdult Contemporary

"revels in dreamy, hypnotic music" Steve Morse, The Boston Globe

Biography

Nashville’s Ruth Peterson joins New England brothers Matt & Todd Russell to form Boston’s amusia, a powerhouse of driving acoustic guitars and dynamic grooves underneath lush, emotional vocals.

Lyrics

believe

Written By: Ruth Peterson & Todd Russell

even when we tried
you said it was so easy
even when we lose
you say it doesn’t matter
when is it alright
to let it hurt
to feel the pain

how can you say you believe
you don’t know yourself

call me full of hope
and tell me that you’re fearless
call me when you have
epiphanies and visions
call it blind faith
I’ll call you crazy

how can you say you believe
you don’t know yourself

can’t always turn the other cheek
live and let live is just a saying

how can you say you believe
you don’t know yourself

way back down

Written By: amusia

way back down
(lyrics by Ruth Peterson)

when should i fall back
when should i slip through
if i tell you my secrets
how you'll wish you never new
turn your back to the door
you like a mystery

in the aftermath, in the in between
in the undernearth, where i'll always be

i wear my head hung down low like a frown
you'll pass me by on your way back down

sometimes i hold on
sometimes i let go
do i value the wrong things
how do you ever know
you can keep all your shame
i'm not as blind as i seem

in the aftermath, in the in between
in the undernearth, where i'll always be

chorus

wrapped in the sunlight
cold breeze like an arrow
I'm awake now
I can see now
you're the one, you're the one
but not for me

chorus

minutes away

Written By: amusia

minutes away
(lyrics by Ruth Peterson & Todd Russell)

it wouldn’t be so hard
if everything were not against you
covered in bruises
proof persistence doesn’t always win
don’t look up you’ll see the cloud
the one that follows you around
follows you everywhere

way out where you’re awake
only when it rains

sleeping to keep the fear at bay
but nightmares they still find you
mind is an endless book
the longest story ever untold
try movies and tv and music
you can’t get away

way out where you’re awake
only when it rains
way out where you’re awake
only minutes away
only minutes away

throw your head back
make your escape

only minutes away

Discography

Way Back Down, lp - May 2005
-Now available on iTunes & CDBaby.com
-67 Anthropolgie clothing stores are now featuring the cd nationwide.

Never Go, ep - 2002
-Saab featured "Never Go" to launch their 9-2x car.
-HBO & The Food Network - Food Nation with Bobby Flay also featured "Never Go"

Set List

Typical sets are 45 minutes, 8 to 10 songs