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  1. 1.
    Striking Matches
  2. 2.
    I Changed My Mind
  3. 3.
    Kings & Queens
  4. 4.
    Another Mess, I
  5. 5.
    Throw Roses
AYU does her own thing, being born in Bern (Switzerland), and living in Hamburg (Germany). The songstress & producer delivers a mixture of contemporary Pop, future-thinking Electronics, catchy RnB tunes and sweet Indie.
Her so-called 'Trip Pop' is a deep push-pull dialogue in which heart-stoppingly direct lyrics meet rhythmic vocals, and futuristic beats are combined with swirling guitar patterns. At the centre of her playful genre clash, the singers warm and soulful voice attracts everyone who listens to her right away. Her music was already compared to MS MR or FKA twigs.
In 2018 AYU played her first festival season in Europe, striking with her signature ayuanic dance moves at e.g. Gurtenfestival Bern (w/ Gorillaz, , alt-J or Alice Merton) or Moon and Stars Locarno (w/ Rita Ora or Emeli Sandé) or L-Beach Festival, where after her gig on the newcomer stage she could jump in on the main stage for Joan As Police Woman. In autumn she supported the German shows of POLIÇA x s t a r g a z e or Eleanor Friedberger. AYU released her debut single Kings & Queens in the summer of 2018. In 2019 AYU released 3 more songs: Another Mess, I, Throw Roses and Striking Matches. She played 4 shows at Reeperbahn Festival and support shows e.g. as opening act for Vök or Jaccques Greene.
On March 6th she released her debut EP + new single 'I Changed My Mind'! In April AYU is 'Best Talent' on SRF 3.


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