‘Aminta Skye’ Makes Waves With Debut Single “Ring Around The Sun” Indie Rock’s Latest Club Member, Nineteen Year Old Songwriter. Discover that the 16th February in Formula Indie
Los Angeles, CA — Fresh out of highschool, Indie-Rock singer-songwriter Aminta Skye is already taking the scene by storm with her new single “Ring Around the Sun.” The song is a true journey, starting with a gentle guitar and ringing vocals (a nod to her indie-folk side), progressing to a groovy chorus with elements of chillpop, and finally reaching its destination with a full rock bridge and ending. “Ring Around The Sun” isn’t only arranged and written beautifully, but it also discusses raw human emotion we all can relate to. The story deals with the realization that the person you loved will never be the one for you, and the only way to move forward is to forgive and forget them; even what they don’t deserve the forgiveness. The chorus simply states, “But I won’t ask you to explain yourself anymore.”
Laced with Oregon Punk influences, Skye’s unique music style echoes the sounds of Harry Styles, Phoebe Bridgers, and Paramore all at once. “I honestly listen to everything,” Skye states from her now-home in L.A., “I grew up on Raggae, R&B, Hip-Hop, and threw myself into Rock, Indie, Punk and Pop more as I grew older. I find it so important as a writer to check out everything that’s going on, especially when different genres influence and inform each other so much!” Skye’s eclectic taste has certainly been a strength for her, allowing her to craft and perfect such real and careful material at such a young age. Lyrically, “Ring Around The Sun” is a power-house, with gut-wrenching lines like “Maybe I should burn every letter I wrote to get it out. Didn’t want to shout, but it hurts to keep words inside my mouth, still you’ll never know.” Skye ponders the line, “I just think we’ve all felt let down before, truly disappointed by someone. I view songwriting as a way to connect with people but also as a therapy for myself. I actually wrote this song at sixteen, it felt like I couldn’t rest until it was done.”
Since her first song at the age of eight, Aminta Skye has come a long way. Her piercing writing, unforgettable voice, and tender guitar are already making waves in the Indie-Rock scene, and she’s only just begun. “I feel like this is the one.” Skye says, hands on her cheeks and smiling ear-to-ear. “Yu [producer Yu Kiatvongcharoeon of Portland, OR] and I really took our time on this tune. I couldn’t be more excited about the release and to get more out soon.” Skye has wasted no time getting to work since moving from Eugene, Oregon to L.A., and the time couldn’t be more right.