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If you're here, that means you're really important to us and we're hoping to impress you.

We sincerely thank you for giving us the chance.

THE BASICS

The Ampersands are a Twin Cities / Bay Area indie-rock/pop studio outfit led by singer-songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, and childhood friends Aaron McQuade and Jim Pace.

We have released three critically-acclaimed studio albums: And (2008), This is Your Adventure Too (2012), and Happy to Be Here (2021).

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PEOPLE LOVE US

"The Ampersands deserve to be huge. If merit equals reward, then they will be. This is lovingly crafted, questing pop-rock which ought to garner a large and loyal fan-base." 

"The Ampersands are accessible but complex, soul-stirring but light-hearted, and after a long hiatus, they’re finally back."

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DOWNLOADS

Happy to Be Here (2021) High-Quality MP3 files

High-resolution portrait photo

High-resolution cover art (Happy to Be Here)

High-resolution single art (The Pigeon)

Unmastered mixes from our upcoming and as-of-yet-untitled fourth album

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Unmastered mixes from our upcoming and as-of-yet-untitled covers EP

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Just about anything else available on request.

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VIDEOS