US band, Amely have announced they will break up after less than 3 years together. The band originated in Orlando and played their first gig together in 2009. They’ve supported All Time Low, played the Unsilent Night Festival with A Day to Remember, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Breathe Carolina and performed on the Kevin Says Stage at the Florida dates of Vans Warped Tour 2009.
Read the official statement:
Dear friends, family, and dearest fans,
We regret the news that many of you have feared, but the time has come where Amely is no more.
This decision did not come lightly and was the effect of a great number of things that seemed beyond our control. It has been a more than amazing journey with our best friends and this destination we’ve now reached is not an end, it is a new beginning. Although we have been extremely discouraged by the discourse that fell upon us, we have not let it knock us down and we hope that you can stay strong with all of us.
Since the start of this year and even before that we have been writing for what we intended to be our first full-length album. As the chance to professionally produce our music appeared to grow further in distance we took it upon ourselves to record the songs that we had poured our hearts into. After combining the diverse and plenty skills of all 4 of us, these home recordings are all that’s left of Amely. We believe this is some of our greatest work and we want to be able to share it with you. Though it may come as a parting gift, we hope this collection of songs finds you well. It may be the remains of Amely, but we hope it reminds you, this is not the end.
– Petie, Brandon, Patrick, and Nate