Athmoss Deja vu artwork                     My whole life is about music.When I was happy I wrote a song or I sang a happy song, and when I was sad I wrote a song or I sang a sad song. Music helped me through the hardest parts of my life. In the past 15 years I’ve written many songs about love, sadness and other feelings. But not every song was good, and not every song was made public. Some of the songs I wrote years ago now change their meaning when I sing them today and some stay the same. But all of them are little pieces of my soul. All of them have a different story. And all of them mean a lot to me.

I’m really fond of these songs because they are like tiny time capsules for me – drops of water offered to a tired pilgrim needing to drink of his memories. This is the reason that I chose 22 of them and decided to publish these as a ‘Déjà Vu’ album. Yes, ‘Déjà Vu’, not ‘Greatest Hits’, because these songs are neither great, nor hits. Some of them were not even recorded and mixed in a studio. However, each time I play one of them I feel more than nostalgia; I feel a strong feeling of déjà vu. And it’s the same feeling every time.

                  The lyrics are mostly in Hungarian, so I appreciate that it may be difficult to understand the precise meaning for a non-Hungarian listener. I do, however, strongly believe that even without a lyrical connection, music can express and communicate the complete story.

 

Athmoss – Déjà Vu: 15 years of music
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