iamloveproof

iamloveproof

 Melbourne, Victoria, AUS
BandRockSinger/Songwriter

In 14 years this bi-continental artist has notched up award-winning pop songs, Japanese and North American tours, and numerous film credits. Her current work is her most crucial and magnetic yet: Filmic, shameless songs unifying beautiful pop, strange country, indie soul and splintered rock.

Biography

In 14 years this bi-continental artist has notched up award-winning pop songs, Japanese and North American tours, and numerous film credits. Her current work is her most crucial and magnetic yet: Filmic, shameless songs unifying beautiful pop, strange country, indie soul and splintered rock.
It started when she stole a guitar from her brother and left town. Barely able to play at the time, she formed chords she couldn't name and fashioned them into songs, playing a few quiet shows here and there, and recording when the opportunity arose. Eventually there were bands, the recordings they made, and a nod from Australia’s national youth broadcaster Triple J – who named her as a winner of their Unearthed competition alongside Missy Higgins and Silverchair. After a crack at a solo project and a low-key release or two, she carved out a niche in Canada, making music for films.
In one homesick moment, recording alone in a converted attic in Chicago, she realized what she had searched for, from her hometown to the city, along the eastern seaboard, through the dark alleys of Ni Chome and Yutenji, from the Pacific northwest to California and the Midwest, was back where she began. She headed home to the Mornington Peninsula in Australia, and rallied some of her musical heroes, her family, and her childhood friends to become a proper band.
With the help of Darryl Neudorf (Neko Case, New Pornographers) a full length record is now taking shape and will be released in 2012. When asked why it took so long, she’s at first evasive, but then her answer bursts out like it is has been stored too long under pressure “I’ve stayed out of sight. I’ve behaved like I had something to hide from. But I’ve reached the point of not being able to contain it anymore”.

Lyrics

Atacama

Written By: Larissa Tandy

Remember when you told me "our bones are constellations"
the stars in fragile ways kept me upright
What looked like calcifying, was already calcified
We measured out our progress in distance and light

One explosive moment, scattering the light around
Missing the lost corner where you hide
Such careless distribution, nostalgia for the light
Can never bridge the distance of space and time

Remember when you hold me, it's just a consolation
The moment you're thinking we live in, has already died
And every time you look at me, what you see,
Is what I was a moment ago, reflecting light

Spiderinajar

Written By: L Tandy

crossing the sea, and I'm dragging my oar
high alright, but I feel like the oceans floor

why'd I question the way things are?
put myself in my life like a spider in a jar
I'm not gonna lie anymore now, lying feels so wrong
you knew it all along

I'm not saying there's no good reason for it
You and I both know that, I have been asking for it
You don't owe me nothin, and you don't have to (please)
Come round collect me when I am scattered

You don't gotta cry any more now, crying feels so wrong

I'm not saying there's no good reason for it
You and I both know that, I have been asking for it
You don't owe me nothin, and you don't have to (please)
Come round collect me when I am scattered

You keep saying that love is it's own reward
Just keep reminding me, when it's all gone
You don't owe me nothin, and you don't have to (please)
Come round collect me when I am scattered