SEEKINGAccordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.
The Strands are a Jazz/Pop hybrid band out of Santa Monica playing our original music with a retro soul feel. We love to play live and pool all our resources to record. We are passionate, hardworking and believe in our selves and in our music.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Apr 15 2018
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 2-3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 1 night a week
Steely Dan, Sade, Amy Winehouse, E.T.B.G., Velvet Underground,
- Vocalist - Alto:
The Ray Powers Hour - Amanda Campbell Interview
The Ray Powers Hour - Amanda Campbell InterviewCheck out our lead singer, British Soul Singer, Amanda Campbell chatting with Ray Powers for New Visions Radio.
Tear Down The Walls
Tear Down The WallsHere is a song for the times! Tear down the walls indeed. Written by former band member, Susan Ferrari, this should be the anthum for the 21st century!
Ride Out The Storm
Ride Out The StormBeautiful song with beautiful lyrics written by Strands' lead singer, Amanda Campbell, AKA, British Soul Singer. This song is so sweet and tender, it breaks your heart, a song we could all sing to someone in our lives.
Take It All The Way
Take It All The WayLyrics and melody written by Strands' lead singer, Amanda Campbell, AKA, British Soul Singer, this song tells the story of how meeting her husband of over 30 years, Strands' founder, Paul Campbell, who holds down the bass for The Strands
AnytimeFormer band member, Susan Ferrari and Strands' lead singer wrote this very catchy tune together, love love love the bridge on this song. Great lyrics as always with this band.
Same Old Dream
Same Old DreamBeautiful song, beautifully sang and written by Strands' lead singer, Amanda Campbell, AKA British Soul Singer. A haunting song about a recurring dream. Very tasteful guitar here by West Coast Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Richard Green.
New TunesTotal dance track written by lead singer, Amanda Campbell, AKA British Soul Singer. Campbell really tells a great breakup story here and something we can all relate to, a break up and having to find some new tunes!!
Everything Can't Always Go Your Way
Everything Can't Always Go Your WayAnother great track written by former band member, Susan Ferrari.
Change Of Heart
Change Of HeartHaunting song, beautiful lyrics, stellar vocals from British Soul Singer, Amanda Campbell. Written by former band member, Susan Ferrari.
The Time Is Right For Love
The Time Is Right For LoveBeautiful soul track by The Strands, written by former band member, Susan Ferrari.
The River remix
The River remixThe River with a new intro, this song is pure Strands, pure magic.
That's Okay, Mama
That's Okay, MamaThat's Okay Mama, by The Strands written by Strands' keyboard player, Susan Ferrari, a song about what we want for the ones we love who are struggling. A song that brings the house down every time The Strands play it!
Gregory SaysGregory Says, by The Strands, written by Strands' lead singer, Amanda Campbell. This song is about staying in a loving place when times are hard and was inspired by Gregory Porter's beautiful song, No Love Dying.
Hollywood HillsHollywood Hills by The Strands, written by Strands' lead singer, Amanda Campbell. This song is about a love triangle and some bad karma that followed!
Rough Out There
Rough Out ThereRough Out There by The Strands, written by Strands' keyboard player, Susan Ferrari, an indictment of the times with references to Pussy Riot and Malala Yousaifzai.
The Strands And Larry Vann Kpoo 89.5fm interview
The Strands And Larry Vann Kpoo 89.5fm interviewHere's The Strands and the great Larry Vann of The Crusaders on Kpoo 89.5fm radio in San Francisco being interviewed.
The RiverThe Strands deliver yet another beautifully haunting song by Susan Ferrari.
stop & Turn
stop & TurnA Song about life and we grow from the negatives
FlyingA beautiful song about being transported.
Feelin' ItThe Strands getting into their groove, another song about life and the pain that we grow from
Love Is On The Line
Love Is On The LineThe Strands doing there thing, Love is hard some times, but we grow from the negatives
Never A Dull Moment
Never A Dull MomentA song about life in today's modern world