LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) – U.S. band We Three are doing what many musicians dream of in the intervening time – touring overseas and enjoying for reside audiences.
The group, made up of siblings Manny, Bethany and Joshua, have been in Britain for per week, performing in London and Liverpool and spreading a message of excellent psychological well being alongside the best way.
“It nonetheless feels sort of like a dream to come back to a distinct nation and play a present of all of your unique music,” lead singer Manny mentioned. “It nonetheless simply sort of blows my thoughts.”
The Oregon-based trio grew up in a musical household, performing of their father’s band and forming their very own group of their teenagers.
Nevertheless it wasn’t till Manny, initially deemed “not cool sufficient to affix” by the older siblings, started writing unique music that they discovered their course, mentioned bassist Bethany.
That led to an look on America’s Acquired Expertise, the place they wowed judges with “Heaven’s Not Too Far”, a tribute to their mom who handed away from most cancers, and superior to the season 13 semi-finals.
Since showing on the present in 2018 We Three have launched two full-length albums and an EP and toured extensively.
“All of it occurred very fast. So, this final 12 months has really been actually good for us to sort of have time to breathe for a second and actually determine what we need to do,” mentioned Bethany.
“It has been a extremely cool journey since then in some rebranding and determining who we need to be as a band,” added Manny, who writes their songs, utilizing the lyrics to specific his feelings and observations.
“My aim any time I present somebody a tune is to really feel uncomfortable with what they’re listening to about me. I really feel like if I do not really feel uncomfortable, then I wasn’t trustworthy sufficient within the tune.”
That candour manifests itself in “Half Hearted” a monitor from their 2020 album “Expensive Paranoia, Sincerely, Me” which Manny wrote whereas going by a divorce and mourning the top of the connection.
“Sara”, one other certainly one of their songs, turned a social media hit after they carried out it at a livestream live performance for the American Basis for Suicide Prevention.
“When it comes to psychological well being, we at all times say it wasn’t intentional for us to speak a lot about it,” mentioned Bethany. “I believe we’re, perhaps to a fault generally, trustworthy folks, which I believe is horrifying, however it may be clearly useful.”
Reporting by Hanna Rantala, Modifying by Mark Porter
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