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The photo was taken during a 2022 performance by Ame, a local artist who moved to New York City to pursue a career in music.

LOCK HAVEN — Local musician Amelia Lang-Wallace, whose music career has taken her to New York City, has announced the release of her next song: “Let Me Love”

Amelia, known as a performer on Spotify and various media platforms “Rain” Described as a sultry R&B/pop artist. Now based in New York, he blends his upbringing and life experiences with authentic sounds to create something completely new in today’s music world. She aims to create sounds that make you want to move, feel sexy and empower.

We just released our last song, “Me and Somebody’s Son” Ame works hard to create her next hit song.

“Let Me Love” Described as her ode to Virgo. The song is about relationships with people who don’t necessarily let you in, treating them like they should be treated.

Ameliere “Me and Somebody’s Son” In November 2022, we got a glimpse into the crazy dating scene she experienced in NYC. She describes the song as follows: “A new dance-pop and R&B track that’s all about being single and constant dating and the crazy stories that come with it. It represents New York’s hectic dating culture and the crazy stories that come with it.” I have.”

Photo credit: Ame was the opening act at San Diego Pride in July 2022.

She wrote both songs with the help of New York-based multi-genre music producer and songwriter Paul Couture.

A native of Austin, Texas, Couture has an extensive list of people he’s worked with. He began his journey in the world of production when he produced his viral hit in 2012. “Love is overrated” Malibu hip-hop artist Shwayze. His unique output of material continued from his 2012 to 2013 as he worked with artists such as Akon, LMFAO, Jackie Cruz (Orange Is The New Black) and Chelsea Handlers. rice field. “Do you have vodka?”

Couture has received production and writing credits on releases from notable artists such as Skrillex, Wiz Khalifa, Malibu Miitch, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and Ludacris.

He had a breakthrough year in 2019.Collaborations with imprisoned New York icon Max B. and critically acclaimed “Cola Wave 4” Mixtape with Moroccan rapper French Montana.

Rain met couture by chance in a bar in New York and was enthusiastic about working with couture. They briefly talked about their respective music careers, but didn’t immediately seek to work together.

“Eventually, when I got signed to a label and it was taken seriously, I presented him with the concept for ‘Me & Somebody’s Son’ and the later release ‘Let Me Love’. We started working together.” she said.

Couture had just built his own studio in New York, so he had a place to record. Her experience, she claims, was well worth the cost.

“Recording ‘Me & Somebody’s Son’ took about four hours. We moved things and wrote on the fly, where I learned more than I did in four years in college.Working with people who knew what they were doing was cool.” said Ame.

She first became involved in New York while in Philadelphia. She was doing a play there and decided to go to New York for her audition. She started by taking a bus. Buses are relatively cheap and easy to get in and out of the city.

“I woke up at 4am, got to New York by 5:30am, signed up for auditions all day, waited until they started at 10am, and then hung around until the bus picked me up. I got up at 18:00.” said Ame.

This, she claims, is what made her fall in love with New York. Anyway, she chose to move there after realizing she was spending a lot of time a week there – it made sense. I thought I could.

Raised in her local community, Ame attributes much of her musical determination and finding her voice to the family and environment in which she grew up.

“I actually grew up singing in church with my father and his worship dance. I grew up singing with him and his church band.” Ame explained.

Her parents, she claims, are her biggest supporters. Although he rarely leaves Lock Haven, Ame says he was always there.

“Even when I was really young, they always pushed me to do my best. I did, and their response to it totally cheered me up and helped me keep auditioning.” she said.

Her parents weren’t the only ones in her corner. She has a huge support system throughout her local communities in New York and Philadelphia.

“My friends are big supporters too. We have a really big support system in New York. They’re like family to me too. Carly Bechdel and I grew up together. I recently got in touch with my family in Philadelphia.” said Ame.

She finds out that her aunt is a stylist, appears on various TV shows, and actually lives ten blocks away from her house in New York.

Ame’s aunt created some of the fashions for her shows, citing studio shots in which the bangs were an outfit styled by her aunt. She’ll be trimmed up and looking good for the premiere, except for the Pride event she’s appeared in.

She said she felt right at home during Pride’s events.

According to her, the whole experience was both exciting and terrifying. At San Diego Pride, she opened for Snow Tha Product, a rapper from San Diego. Ame happily admitted that she was a fan of hers before she started making music on her own, explaining how she and she were able to open up for Gaia. “Incredible experience.”

“(San Diego Pride) was crazy. You couldn’t see the end of the crowd. was great.” she said.

“When my manager called me to say I might be playing at the Pride Festival, I burst into tears. I think it’s so amazing to be able to think.Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always been surrounded by the LGBTQ+ community.They raised me and taught me about myself, growing up, growing up. It taught me a lot about what to do.

Ame has been doing shows for Millbrook since she was 10, and the cast has become her second family. “hair spray” Especially cast. This experience with Milbrook in her youth helped her grow as well.

She attended Millbrook’s performance when he began holding auditions at local churches.She describes her time there as “A Pillar of Her Performance Career” She performed in musical theater for a long time after that, attending college, graduating, and touring for it, but quit theater a few years ago when she felt there wasn’t much variety.

With an extensive list of theater performances on her resume, Amelia had considerable background on stage even before her time as a musician. It’s something her hands know, and it’s definitely helped her current performance.

“On my set, Me & Somebody’s Son was the second song, and halfway through, the power went out for the entire stage. The lights, everything shut down completely. rice field” Ame said. “The crowd went wild. At that point, they caught up to the song and started singing along. It was a really incredible moment. I had to take off my jacket and rock with the crowd. Nobody.” No one knew me, no one knew my song, and Me & Somebody’s Son hadn’t been released yet — I had just started working with Paul and playing during the set.

Her career in New York is going well, but Ame still makes time to go home and find her center.

“I love my country. Being there makes me feel more relaxed and able to breathe. I wrote my own songs.”concentration” at Lockhaven. It was a time when I wasn’t urban focused. I came home for the weekend, went near my high school and sat down. I wrote it in 20 minutes. Home brings me a center of peace. “ she said.

She said she feels completely alone when she’s in Lock Haven.In New York, you can’t be completely alone. There is always someone nearby. Lock Haven is a great place to recharge.

“When I was a kid, I always said, ‘I want to be a pop star!’ Making connections and meeting new people?It’s a very different world.Thank you.It’s hard, but it’s a lot of fun.”

Recently, Ame has landed the following features “Me and Somebody’s Son” Female rapper Londin B and from the Netflix show “Rhythm + Flow” Cardi B and Chance the Rapper. A version of the song with this feature will be released soon.

Ame’s next song, “Let Me Love” It will be released on various music platforms in the coming months.YouTube series titled “TBA: To become a candy” is also in progress.

Keep an eye out for her songs and music videos on her social media!

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