THE WRITTEN YEARS
Affection, belonging, loss and nostalgia: four themes that encompass the lyrically driven music of The Written Years. These subjects are constantly questioned throughout the band’s songs, delivered passionately and honestly through Wade Ouellet’s melancholic acid-tinged vocals, Kane Enders’ unexpectedly triumphant drum lines and Kodie Krogh’s melodic and memorable guitar hooks.
Together, these three people are able to create a sound not currently heard in the Vancouver music scene, merging together a unique combination of indie alt. rock, traditional folk, post rock influences. Described as “Winter Music”, the result of all this manages to feel both incredibly intimate and uncomfortably isolating and is backed by a highly energetic live show – made possible by a revolving cast of friends, helping to make each one a completely different experience.
After six years in the making, The Written Years released their debut album on January 28, 2014 and are currently playing supporting shows throughout British Columbia.
Note: All proceeds/donations from this EP are being donated to help prevent sexual and physical abuse, violence, and assault against women, as well as shelter and empower victims of these acts. See www.vday.org and www.becauseiamagirl.ca for more information.
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Watch The Written Years’ new official music video for ‘It’s Not Your Fault’ below!