A Wayward Heart
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A Wayward Heart

Newport, Kentucky, United States | SELF

Newport, Kentucky, United States | SELF
Band Rock Alternative


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"Desert Hymns"

As Sure As Seasons Change is 5 steps forward and more than anyone could have expected or even hoped for from such a young band. If this is where they find themselves on their sophomore EP, where then will they find themselves in the future? I for one, cannot wait to find out. - Jacob Dixon

"Indie Vision Music Review"

A Wayward Heart has shown that they are capable of writing some great indie-rock songs that any listener will appreciate. I recommend checking these guys out. - BMer


Self Titled EP (2009)

As Sure As Seasons Change EP (2010)



There are many elements of music that make it what it is. Both good and bad. Some focus so much on the music as a business and what people want that attention isn’t given to their hearts but more so to their minds. Some follow the money, and lose their once inner desire to create something real and pure and then you end up with the groups like A Wayward Heart who disband all of these and are in pursuit of an agenda to do something that matters.

Beginning as a solo acoustic project, Austin Livingood personally didn’t even find that it would get to the status it is now, “I had no idea how much attention it would get. I simply wrote what was laid on my heart and I just kept the songs to myself. I woke up one morning and it was almost like my priorities had shifted without a thought.” Prior to releasing the self titled 6 song EP in November of 2009, Livingood met three other guys in college who had the same passion and drive to make this happen. This includes the core of the band, Ethan Amerine on Bass, Taylor Christy on Drums, and Corbin Marshall on Keys. It was then, that the four embarked on the journey that is still on it’s course, as straight as it has been from the beginning.

As a combination of many elements, A Wayward Heart has truly molded into more than your typical rock band, but has become the bridge to an honest approach of connection and feeling to more than just music. Lead vocalist and guitarist, Livingood described, “...to say that we’re perfect would make us immediate liars, but that’s what makes us something unique as well. We’re not afraid to be transparent in our music. We reveal lyrically what mistakes we’ve made and how the hope that we have in life, love, and faith fixes and sometimes breaks us in good pain. That through struggles and difficulties we’re still even questioning ourselves and if what we’re doing in our lives is right.” Taking on the musical aspects of Mae, House of Heroes, Thrice, and Edison Glass, brings you the sum of the sound that is being driven into the hearts and ears who hear the soul provoking lyrics, powerful tightness, and brilliant musicianship displayed in these guys.

In Fall, 2010 comes the latest installment of A Wayward Heart, a 7 song EP entitled “As Sure As Seasons Change”, that surely marks only the beginning of something incredible for this bands future. Stories intertwined with the ups and downs that make up the elements of their lives, this EP will challenge each individual who doesn’t just hear, but really listens.

Following the release, Keys player Corbin Marshall, had decided to move into another area of life that he was feeling led to. Enter in not just one, but two more members to complete the sound that represented itself so well on “As Sure As Seasons Change”. Dan Cress comes in as Marshalls replacement, and additional guitarist Brian Beyke come in to complete the dynamic five.

Their response to all of this?

“We feel that our hearts are all in the right spot and we’re more ready then we have ever been for anything in our entire lives.”