Amy’s Xmas Cracker
28th December 2011 – Amy Taylor came into the studio yesterday along with some of of her family who came to watch and support her recording debut here in the Royal Mile. Her Mum and Dad had bought a Star gift experience for her 18th Birthday.
Amy had decided to sing Just A Kiss, Jar Of Hearts and Set Fire To The Rain for her three hour recording studio Star experience and we sent her the backing tracks well in advance of her session so that she had plenty of time to rehearse.
It was obvious to us that as soon as she started warming up to sing her first track Just A Kiss, that she completely owned this song. From then on the session just took off and everyone was buzzed out to be able to hear Amy exploring her voice and to see her face when she heard how she sounded back. Because she was so well prepared for the session we were able to ask Amy to try some harmonies and to squeeze in an extra song – she chose Fairground Attractions Perfect as her fourth. Not an easy track to pull off but she confidently sang a great version.
After the session her Aunt Tracie wrote in “On behalf of the proud adults, thank you so much for today – not sure who had the most fun, us or Amy. It was so interesting to watch you work, and you have helped Amy’s confidence loads!”.
We were extremely delighted that, once again, the recording studio experience had more than lived up to everyone’s expectations.
Amy plays guitar and piano too so we are very much hoping to get her back one day with her own material to record…. watch this space!!!! …. meanwhile listen to this excerpt of her version of Set Fire – To The Rain