As It Is
Since the release of their highly-praised 2015 debut album Never Happy, Ever After, Brighton, UK’s As It Is has garnered an ever-growing, devout fan following with their sincere and relatable lyrics, charged with energized pop-rock melodies. With the release of their sophomore album okay., the members of the transatlantic quintet – Patty Walters (vocals), Benjamin Biss (vocals, guitar), Andy Westhead (guitar), Patrick Foley (drums), Alistair Testo (bass) – push themselves both musically and lyrically to craft their most personal and honest record to date. To record okay., As It Is trod new territory with producer Mike Green (Pierce The Veil, All Time Low) by molding a record that leaves the band unabashedly honest and entirely transparent, expanding their sonic depth while still holding on to the classic As It Is undertones that fans have grown to love and hold on to. Drawing inspiration from an eclectic array of influences, the 11 melodically diverse tracks of okay. aim to bring a truly relatable and deeply personal story to the band's audience – a conceptual world that puts listeners into the band's shoes and conveys a common realization that it's 'okay' to not be 'okay.' As It Is looks to make a lasting mark with their bravest venture yet.