Here II Here

Here II Here

 Delray Beach, Florida, USA
BandAlternativePop

Cross "The Doors" mystical songwriting w/ Boyz II Men's pop sensibility, sprinkle in Santana's rhythm ... & Presto!! "Here II Here" is an uplifting combination of pop vocal harmonies, ethnic percussion, mystical sonic landscapes, Rumi-esque poems, laughter, self-realization & simply kick-@$$ music!

Biography

Here II Here was recently featured on ABC Good Morning America. March 25, 2009.

Led by former MENUDO frontman, Ashley Ruiz, "HERE II HERE" (formerly known as Inner Voice) came together in Miami in 2004 with a musical mission and intention influenced and informed by planetary peace makers, jungle spirit teachers, alien life forms, and a wide range of musical missionaries from iconic hard rockers, sugary pop stars, and soul-drenched R&B wailers.

Over the last 4 years, this American-Latino band has been perfecting their compositions as both a circle of talented musicians and a vocal harmony group, singing their inspired songs in both ENGLISH and SPANISH. "Here II Here" has been moving crowds to a frenzy with its rhythmic blend of tribal pop, illuminated rock, and soul-inspired R&B harmonies resonating with innovatively inspirational lyrics of peace, awareness, connection, laughter, and of course � love. Their talent and message has caught the attention of local press who have called the "Here II Here" sound meaningful mainstream Pop / R&B. Industry veterans catching the buzz throughout and beyond Miami have been clamoring to be a part of the story emerging with "Here II Here".

Venues Played
Agape International Spiritual Center (Los Angeles)
American Airlines Arena (Miami, FL)
Center of Unlimited Possibilities (Asheville, NC)
Crandon Park (Key Biscayne, Miami)
Diane Wortham Theater (Asheville, NC)
Everglades Awareness Benefit Concert (Miami, FL)
Golden Bridge Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Griffin�s Loft (Davie, FL)
Healthy Soul Centers (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Jubilee (Asheville, NC)
Le Cirque (New York City, NY)
Miami Dolphin Stadium (Miami, FL)
The Pinnacle (Miami, FL)
Reggae Sunsplash Festival (Jamaica)
S.O.U.L. (Miami, FL)
Stoneledge Paradise (Key Largo, FL)
Tobacco Road (Miami, FL)
The UU Sanctuary (Asheville, NC)
United Nations Building (New York, NY)
Unity on the Bay (Miami, FL)
Unity Village (Kansas, MO)
Wallflower Gallery (Miami, FL)
�What the Bleep Do We Know� Conference (Miami, FL)

... and many more

ARTISTS, CELEBRITIES, SPEAKERS PERFORMED WITH
Kenny G
Babyface
Maxi Priest
Swizz Beats
UB40
The Tibetan Oracle (Dalai Lamas Spiritual Advisor)
Neale Donald Walsch (Conversations with God)
Miami Heat (NBA Playoffs)
Le Spam All Stars
Dr. Michael Beckwith (The Secret)
Kim Eng (Eckhart Tolles Partner & Spiritual Teacher)
Byron Katie (The Work)
Gangaji (The Diamond in Your Pocket)
Donna Eden (Energy Medicine)
Dr. John Gray (Men from Mars, Women from Venus)
Masaru Emoto (Messages from Water)

and many others, as well.

It is a new era for the band "Here II Here", just as a new era is dawning throughout the world. The resonance for change is not only being called upon in the political arena or among many congregations of faith, but on the street, in homes, in sound systems and ear buds where the hunt is emerging for original music, with substance and relevance, that sounds familiar but is absolutely new. "Here II Here" is both leading and riding this wave of the emerging new music revolution.

Management Contact:
bryan@teslarentertainment.com
812-480-1504

Lyrics

What If

Written By: Here II Here

What If …
©2004, Here II Here (Inner Voice)

What if one day it’s confirmed that aliens exist
And they were planning to destroy the world as we know it
Alter our perception of perceived reality
Expressing they’re not here to fight for they have come in peace

What if someday it’s discovered that there is no line
That separates, perpetuates the individual mind
Do you see us letting down the walls that we’ve built up
Because we misinterpreted the true meaning of love

Chorus:
What if someday we recognize that we are all the same
And that the source of everything is beyond any name

What if everything we’ve learned just meant nothing at all
Would the earth stop spinning ‘round just let go and fall
Into the universe until it turns into a star
What if in infinity there’s no such thing as far

(Chorus)

What if miracles where too close for our eyes to see
And this that’s happening right now’s just a possibility
What if you are dreaming you’re asleep when you’re awake
What if God said thank you back, what would you say

(Chorus)

Time IV Change

Written By: Here II Here

Time IV Change
©2006, Here II Here (Inner Voice)

Where’ my heroes at? Where’ my soldiers at?
Where’ my presidents and citizens, and all that jazz?
Where’ my artists at? Where’ my dreamers at?
Where’ my activists and hippie chicks?

I know that we can do it. We can change the world.
I know that we can be it; we can be the change we’d like to see ( X 2 )
It’s time for change
It’s time for change

Where’ my farmers at? My corporations at?
My scientists and pharmacists, my healers at?
Where’ my Mothers at? Where’ my Fathers at?
Where my Human Beings with beating hearts
Yeah just like that

I know that we can do it. We can change the world.
I know that we can be it; we can be the change we’d like to see ( X 2 )
It’s time for change
It’s time for change

Where’ my Christians at? Where’ my Muslims at?
Where’ my Jews, Buddhists, Hindus
Cause War is Whack

I know that we can do it. We can change the world.
I know that we can be it; we can be the change we’d like to see ( X 2 )
It’s time for change
It’s time for change

It's All Light

Written By: Here II Here

It's All Light (Feelings Come and Go)
©2003, INNER VOICE (Here II Here)

Where I’m from it rains and then it shines and then it rains
I’ve paid attention to the teachings that the weather brings
You can be yourself with me I love you just the same
Scream or shout I promise I won’t take it personally

Feelings come and the feelings go (x2)

I border on insanity with the enlightened mind
Like chanting monks who lost their meaning searching for themselves
Acceptance happens naturally without the need of time
Unnecessary effort or becoming someone else

(Pre-chorus):
Feelings come and the feelings go, it’s all right
Feelings come and the feelings go, it’s all light

(Chorus):
It’s all right
It’s all light

Where I'm from we spin around and no one really knows
The truth of our location’s still a mystery to us all
Yet we’re so consumed with always trying to control
We rise above the clouds and then we loose our wings and fall

(Pre-chorus)
(Chorus)
(Bridge)
(Chorus)

Holy

Written By: A. RUIZ, A. PEREZ, J. TRIANA, K. ITOH, E. ITOH, J. KAZOWITZ ©2003 Here II Here

Holy

CHORUS
JESUS, BUDDHA, KALI, KRISHNA,
ISIS, MANDELA, SOFIA, MOHAMMED,
YAHWEH, SAI BABA, LA VIRGEN MARIA,
WAKA TANKAN, RAMANA

SILENCE, FREEDOM, DETACHMENT, DEVOTION,
WISDOM, SURRENDER, SALVATION, COMPASSION,
SACRED, ONE-NESS, ABUNDANCE,
THE TRUTH REMAINS ALL IS LOVE

VERSE - 1
SO MANY SOULS HAVE COME TO THIS PLANET
AND BLESSED IT BY BEING THEMSELVES
YET THE MASSES AWAIT THE MESSIAH, THE PROPHET
SALVATION’S ON SOMEBODY ELSE
RECEIVE THIS GIFT BY THIS SONG THAT CAME THROUGH
YOU ARE THE ONE THE WORLD NEEDS
YOU ARE THE GANDHI, THE CHRIST, THE LENNON
YOU ARE THE MARTIN LUTHER KING

CHORUS Repeat

VERSE - 1 Repeat
I HAVE A DREAM

CHORUS Repeat

I AM HOLY, I AM HOLY
ONLY GOOD COMES TO ME
ONLY GOOD COMES FROM ME
I GIVE THANKS, I GIVE THANKS
(x 4)

I AM HOLY (x 4)
I AM WHOLE
I AM OM
OM (x 2)

Besitos Chiquiticos (Radio Edit)

Written By: Here II Here

Rough English Translation
TITLE: LITTLE KISSES
(Intro):
The music floated through the air
And the candles dance without stopping
It was all like a movie scene
The perfect moment for a kiss

(Verse):
No space left in my mind
Not able to guess
Last Night You Gave Me a Kiss
What was that, What was that
I remember You Telling Me Baby
We will still be friends
But Last Night You Kissed Me
What did you forget
What did you remember

(Chorus):
If you knew how they affect me
Your little Kisses
There are no words
Nothing more is needed
With your Little Kisses

Come on Mama you’ve got me confused
I’m not sure what to think of it
I feel Fire, I feel Cold
When I look at you

(Bridge):
Slowly I’m dying
From the poison of your lips
The Irony is the antidote
Is found being in your arms

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Written By: HIIH

HIIH

Your Dreams

Written By: Here II Here

Your Dreams
©2000, Here II Here

YES THE ROAD’S BEEN LONG AND WEARY
AND YOU MAY HAVE LOST ONLY TO GAIN
AND NOW YOU’RE STANDING HERE SO YOU COULD HEAR ME
CONGRATULATE YOU FOR STEPPING OUT INTO THE RAIN
CAUSE SOMETIMES YOU JUST DON’T KNOW
IF THE SUN’S GONNA SHINE
BUT A VISION FED YOUR FIRE
TIME AFTER TIME

(CHORUS)

YOU’VE GOT EVERYTHING RIGHT HERE
ALL THAT YOU CAN SEE IS YOURS TO HAVE
NOW YOUR ONLY GOAL IS KNOWING
WHAT YOU WANT DEAR
IT’S SO SIMPLE YET SO HARD I CRY I LAUGH
CAUSE SOMETIMES YOU JUST DON’T KNOW
IF THE SUN’S GONNA SHINE
BUT A VISION FED YOUR FIRE
TIME AFTER TIME

(CHORUS)

(BRIDGE):
WHAT’CHA GONNA DO
WHERE YOU GONNA GO
WHO YOU GONNA BE
CAN YOU SEE CAN YOU SEE IT

(CHORUS)

Discography

** UPCOMING ALBUM RELEASE (English):
Juen 20, 2009 - "Here II Here" (13 songs)

** PAST RELEASES:
"Besitos Chiquiticos" (Single, 2008)
"Alive In You" Vero Beach Concert CD (2006)
"Beneath the Surface" (EP, 2006)
"A Father�s Love� Compilation CD* (2005, Rendezvous Records) *w/ Phil Collins, Dave Matthews, Smokey Robinson, Richard Marx, Michael McDonald & more

FM RADIO AIRPLAY
"Besitos Chiquiticos". "Waking Journey (Walk With Me)"

Set List

A Typical set lasts anywhere from 45 minutes to 3 hours of primarily original music. We do a few covers, particulary What's Going On (Marvin Gaye), Imagine (John Lennon), and a few others ... all with our own signature HIIH gorgeous harmony style.