Disbanding is hard. It's as difficult as ending any other relationship. There is pain and grief. There are new possibilities.
After 5 years Annika Brown and the Deep have done just that. We've had so much fun playing together, the really great gigs, the disappointing gigs, and the downright bizarre gigs. I'll miss sharing my performance experiences. I'll miss the stage banter with James. I'll miss playing with him a lot.
But it's time to move on, and things are rolling steadily. If things pan out, there will be a new album in the works very soon. It'll feel strange to record songs I used to play together with James, and I'm curious what they will sound like without him.
Here's a little celebration of our work together: