Ash Tu-kay & Rebecca Ryan (Tu-kay & Ryan) are a multi-award winning acoustic duo blurring the lines between folk, Americana and roots music.
They have become known for their lush harmonies and heartfelt lyrics. Their songs encourage a positive outlook on life, even when things may be tough. They are optimists at heart and believe there is always a light at the end of the tunnel, no matter how small or distant it may seem.
Their single ‘Temporal Drifter’ went to number 1 in the Amazon Folk Charts, for both bestsellers and hot new releases, in May 2022.
Since 2018, Tu-kay & Ryan have performed at numerous pubs, clubs, house concerts and festivals in the UK & internationally.
They have to date released 4 EPs, Echo and Pages (2019), Passage Of Time (2021), and The Little Things (2022), all to glowing reviews from folk clubs and local press. They have also received global radio play for singles released in 2021 & 2022.
Both Ash Tu-kay and Rebecca Ryan had been writing and performing original music Independently prior to the duo’s formation. They met in the spring of 2018 in a studio session with a mutual friend, and instantly formed a musical connection. Shortly after this time, the pair decided to collaborate on some of Ash’s unfinished ideas. This initial collaboration resulted in the tracks ‘Do Me Know Harm’, ‘Take This Life’ and ‘From Beneath’. Shortly after the release of the aforementioned songs, there was a natural progression of their friendship that led to the creation of their first songs together and Tu-kay & Ryan were born!
Artists’ website: https://tukayandryan.co.uk/
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