American Young is the inspired partnership of Kristy Osmunson and Jon Stone, who have been steadily building a fanbase for their distinctive folk-country. With a European tour in March alongside British country songstress Sasha McVeigh and US blues-rockers Loveless Effect schedule, we caught up with Kristy to take her on a trip down musical memory lane.
What song reminds you most of your childhood?
Devil Went Down to Georgia by Charlie Daniels. Jon would be Much Too Young To Feel This Damn Old by Garth.
Which song inspired you to become a musician/singer?
When You Say Nothing At All by Alison Krauss.
Which song do you wish you had written?
Imagine by John Lennon.
Which artist/band has been the most inspirational to you?
I would have to say Coldplay has shaped my adult life.
Which song/album currently dominates your attention?
Justin Bieber. His new record is like crack candy. Can’t get enough
Who would you most like to collaborate with?
Justin Bieber would be awesome!
European Tour Dates:
March 15 – Century Club, LONDON (Time Out Presents)
March 16 – Oran Mor, GLASGOW
March 17 – Ruby Lounge, MANCHESTER
March 19 – Little Rabbit Barn, COLCHESTER
March 20 – Hare & Hounds, BIRMINGHAM
March 24 – Melkweg, AMSTERDAM
March 29 – Strom Club, MUNICH
April 1 – Mr Pickwick, GENEVA