BAND BIOGRAPHY Lilia, Eugene and Yingtze started Morphy in 2001 in a tiny jamming studio in Singapore with a small collection of songs about observations in life. Over time, the number of songs grew steadily and Morphy began recording in 2002 with the help of Rick Smith and John Chan from Chromazone Studios. Drawing on a diverse range of musical influences, the band developed their songs over two years culminating in their 13-track debut album titled Pink Ashes. All three agree that making music is one of the best things in life. INDIVIDUAL BIOS LILIA Past: NUS Jazz Band, The Sheares Hall Band Present: Morphy, Hazy Jane music influences : Velvet Underground, Cocteau Twins, My Bloody Valentine, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Mansun, Mew, Jeff Buckley, Nick Drake, Bernard Butler, The Beatles, Aretha Franklin, Beth Gibbons, Herbie Hancock, Marvin Gaye, Chet Baker, Suede, The Flaming Lips, traditional world music and music with drones. EUGENE Past: overdrive, vARnish, ISP Present: Morphy, pseudo, EMOT music influences: Radiohead, Yo La Tengo, The Flaming Lips, Doves, Blur, UNKLE, Pixies, Dandy Warhols, Silverchair, Smashing Pumpkins, RHCP, Jaco Pastorius, Herbie Hancock, as well as some classical (esp. Russian i.e. Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky). YINGTZE Past: NUS jazz band Present: Morphy music influences : anything that inspires even after 2 years with the CD + anything sung or played with real feelings e.g Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker, Miles Davis, Nick Drake, Radiohead, Ben Folds Five, Belle and Sebastian ......
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