A brazen world of isolated mystique and curiosity surrounds the artist known as AQUILA YOUNG. Her influence exudes a warmth and charisma that is both fearless and fearsome. An unwavering charm artfully provoking the senses: igniting the flame, playing with fire.
Over the past year Aquila Young established a local following captivating live audiences with an alluring presence and electric energy. She shared stages with the likes of MT Warning, TSUN and Airling alongside boutique festival appearances including Bleach, GLOW and 2High. Her debut EP Distance Echoes was released in 2015 garnering positive reviews and airplay across Triple J and US college radio.
With songs swept up in rolling drums; lush, swelling guitars and deeply resonant vocals, the sounds of the songstress emanate a brooding core of surreal and dreamlike capacity. An echo of time, from the past into the present, travelling deep into the unknown.
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DISTANCE ECHOES EP reviews:
SPEAKER TV: “Bold and fresh attitude”
THE MUSIC: “Rhythmic drum patterns and intense guitar riffs”
SOCIETY OF SOUND: “Rise-above-the-ashes kind of track that gives off an almost tangible sense of strength.”
DOM ALESSIO, TRIPLE J: “One to keep an eye on”
AQUILA YOUNG live:
MIXDOWN MAGAZINE: “The air of a tormented artist and an arena rock gaze… She’s got a powerful set of lungs too, which promises to make her live performances of note.”
HUSH HUSH BIZ: “Showcasing her impressive vocal abilities and range Aquila moves as if her music is coursing through her veins”