Sample the newest album Trail of Dreams at Music. Portrait photo courtesy music. The year was when husband and wife team, Randy and Pamela Copus of , began their music careers with the belief they each possessed the talent it takes to become a successful music group. As anyone can imagine the long and winding road to prosperity has not been an easy road to travel as artists, but as others have said before — dreams do come true and success can be yours if you work hard, have faith, and believe in yourself. Fast-forward twenty years into the future. Winning the admiration of many people along their journey, the year marks a 20th year anniversary for the award-winning group
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Thematically, the album is a cosmic love story, of kindred spirits traveling together through many times and many worlds, becoming lost and separated from one another, and finally reunited. Founding members and multi-instrumentalists Pamela and Randy met in high school in the theater department. Their musical paths diverged throughout college as both explored a wide variety of musical styles, instruments, and bands including everything from jazz to industrial rock. Entering the music scene in as a duo, their first album Wings was a lush, ambient tapestry garnering massive sales and critical acclaim. They have gone on to release 17 albums as , plus a compilation of their best songs — The Sacred Well: The Best of
There is a wonderful chemistry between husband and wife, Randy and Pamela Copus, the duo who comprise True, they are two exceptionally talented musicians, perfectionists in both their art and their craft. Randy Copus plays piano, electric cello, guitar, bass and keyboards. Pamela Copus plays flutes, harp, keyboards and a wind instrument called a WX5, along with exotic instruments she collects during her travels around the world and learns to play. The vocals also have many dimensions, as words and chants in Sanskrit, Spanish, Latin and Japanese, representing sacred traditions throughout the world, can be heard on their albums. Others from myths and legend, some inspired by a particular instrument, while others are inexplicable. An album or song idea can be born out of the simplest visual image such as a butterfly emerging from a cocoon, a particularly starry sky or a magical night spent camping in Chaco Canyon. This day, however, the flute felt warm and alive in her hands, and she ventured into the isolation booth and began to breathe it to life. Longing, pain, joy, remembrance, an entire lifetime was locked inside of this flute. They start singing before I even touch them.
Award-winning progressive new age band is thrilled about their new album, Celtic Fairy Lullaby, because this 'First Family of New Age music' now includes young daughter Sarah Copus. At 11 years old, Sarah is the lead vocalist, singing in Gaelic, Welsh and English, and also playing harp and violin. For over 24 years, has uniquely blended a wide range of genres, from wistful ambient soundscapes to light progressive rock. Their daring blend of musical styles has given them an undeniable "signature sound" which has landed them on Billboard's charts 11 times and topped Billboard's 'Year In Review' issue alongside Yanni, Mannheim Steamroller, Jim Brickman and George Winston. Harps, flutes, piano, and subtle orchestration accompany delightful lyrics in Gaelic, Welsh and English. The 12 mesmerizing songs are soothing and nurturing, perfect for relaxation, sleep and meditation. A young heart with an old soul, Sarah has been featured previously on 's albums. Sarah beams when she speaks about her harp she named Hermione: "When I hold the harp up to play it, the low notes make a hum that goes into my heart. The synergy that Sarah brings to 's signature sound has created something entirely new, by a band that believes in following the musical adventure wherever it leads, ever onward.