Just a few weeks after their single ‘Hymns of Poseidon’, Maple & Rye´s release their debut EP, Nothing Poetic. The five-track EP is rich in folk inspired acoustic guitar riffs, explosive, dynamic rhythms and ever present seamless vocal harmonies.
Nothing Poetic is for the most a part up-tempo and energetic with tracks such as ‘Catcher in the Rye’, ‘Elysian Fields’ and ‘Spanish Princess’, perfect to jump or dance along to. Maple & Rye place a huge emphasis on their lyrics, each track on the EP having a lyric that invites reflection and is open to interpretation.
Maple & Rye was formed summer of 2016 and except recording this EP, they have also being active with live shows home in Sweden and in Europe. They have gigged at iconic venues in their hometown of Gothenburg, played in Switzerland and in Norway, not to mention their debut UK gig at the Shacklewell Arms in London and their release party at Oslo in Hackney, London.