Free spirited duo River Roots are a singer-songwriter acoustic folk-roots couple from UK, delivering conscious, mind opening music from the heart.
Inspired by the profound experiences and connections they have made on their travels, River Roots take the audience on a unique heart felt journey. A gentle transition, as they seamlessly weave between soothing melodies to funky upbeat feel-good songs.
Matt, originally from Leeds, kick-started the musical journey while the duo were travelling Australia 2012. Inspired by the beautiful surroundings and easy going vibes, his flow of creative writing was ignited. In 2015, the music naturally became a co-creation as partner and vocalist Gem originally from Manchester, blended into the mix, evolving the music into River Roots. The chemistry between the singer-songwriter soul mates is real, and their authentic selves shine through their live performances.
River Roots are self-taught, self-managed, independent musicians, and hope to spread the message to people to follow their dreams. Do what you love and build your life around it: “Our mission is to spark inspiration and ignite passion in people to transform their reality. Music is powerful and true magic, we want to help spread it to the world.”
2018 marked the release of their self-titled debut album. Their songs have been featured on Radio BBC Introducing a number of times. Their popular track ‘Bare Feet’ won best folk song of the year on the ‘2020 Reddit Grammy Awards’ and their upcoming sophomore album Coalescence will be released Summer 2020.
For more info, head to: www.riverrootsband.com
And take a listen to the track ‘Bare Feet’ below…