Amaya Laucirica’s work blends swirling contours with wistful melodies and lush, sonic depth. Within this rick palette of sound resides Amaya’s uniquely captivating voice, restrained yet beautiful with rich breathy tones offering touching moments of yearning and lament.
Since 2008, she has released three critically acclaimed albums including her 2008 debut Sugar Lights, Summer in 2010 and 2014’s Sway.
A seasoned live performer, in addition to having undertaken several national tours in her home country, Amaya has performed at the Great Escape Festival (Brighton, UK), Primavera Sound (Barcelona, Spain) and Dark Mofo (Hobart, Tasmania) all in 2018, and has been selected to support renowned acts such as Blondie Redhead and Mark Lanegon. Amaya’s latest album was released (by local record company Kasumeun Records) this year and is entitled “Rituals”.
Rituals is a personal and intimate album dealing with themes of time, frustration, acceptance, loss and love. Musically it is a richly complex and layered album that, while intricate and often dense, it also contains moments of quiet transcendence and space. Rituals marks a major artistic statement and is the perfect demonstration of her talent. (Rough Trade UK Album of the Month, March 2018.
Amaya is an Australian singer songwriter whose music combines the wistful melodies of the Go-Betweens and the sonic depth of You La Tengo.
Amaya Laucirica is incredibly astonishing on stage, witness her at BMF 2019!