New York, NY) Singer / Songwriter duo Roses & Revolutions announce the release of their self-titled sophomore EP, on April 1st. Already garnering much praise from industry tastemakers including MSN and SESAC Magazine on their debut, and having songs featured on networks including MTV, E! and Showtime, Alyssa Coco and Matt Merritt bring together a wide variation of sounds on their new project illustrating influences from The Lumineers, Patti Griffin and Lana Del Rey. Their lead single “Take Me With You” , takes note from the styles of Phillip Phillips and The Lumineers to create a fun, rich musical experience guaranteed to linger in your head for days.
Originally hailing from Rochester, NY the duo came together with the goal of making intimate connections with a wide audience through music. Alyssa made it to the Hollywood round on Season 7 of American Idol while Matt started studying Jazz Guitar at Eastman School of Music before attending SUNY Purchase for Jazz Guitar Performance. The two came together using their influences from Vanessa Carlton, Ingrid Michaelson, John Mayer and Jackson Browne to create multi dimensional collaborations detectable on their October 2012 debut EP and live shows where they’ve supported artists including The Head and the Heart, Sheryl Crow, Ben Taylor, Wynonna Judd and more.