Watch Amy Kuney's "Kiss Me Like You Mean It" Video
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 10:14:56
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Check out this video for "Kiss Me Like You Mean It" by Amy Kuney, a great artist out of Los Angeles. This clip was recorded live in her studio. Go here to view the vid!
So, what do you need to know about Kuney? We'll tell you. We like her accessories in this vid, that's for sure. And her dreamy, icy voice haunts us like Florence + the Machine.
Kuney's musical and charitable inclination comes from a place far deeper than most people can credit. At the age of 13, her world was turned on its side when her father was called to be a missionary in Honduras. She moved with her father and her family to the impoverished country that was in the process of recovering from a hurricane. On top of dealing with the typical issues that a young teenager struggles with, she slipped into culture shock as the poverty, disease, and the idea that human life isn't so precious in other parts of the world slowly seeped in. She struggled with the new language and had a hard time making friends, but made the best of her situation. Doesn't sound like she had it easy…at all! That's what we call growing up so damn fast.
Four years after the move, Kuney's world was rocked again and an incident occurred that would change her forever. On a sightseeing trip in Guatemala, rebels hijacked her tour van and Kuney, along with fellow missionary kids, were held hostage, unsure of whether they would survive or not. Though they were rescued, a dear friend died trying to protect them. Her dream of becoming an artist was sparked then and she promised that she would take hold of her second chance at life and pursue her dream.
Since then, Kuney hasn't wasted any time in making that dream come to fruition. She has been recording music and touring from coast to coast, sharing the stage with Damien Rice, Kate Voegele, Gavin Rossdale, Jason Reeves, and The Veronicas among others. She has locked herself away for the past few months, writing and co-producing new music.
Did you like Amy Kuney's "Kiss Me Like You Mean It?" Does her story make you more interested in her art? It does for us.