Amy May combines her work as a composer, arranger and songwriter with her work as a viola player and singer. She has arranged music for artists ranging from Jeff Beck to Muse and regularly performs with bands such as Elbow, The Killers and Snow Patrol and as an orchestral player for groups such as The Heritage Orchestra, as well as her own band, Paris Motel.
“If there is a shortage of exquisite English chamber folk-pop in your collection, the delicious album from Paris Motel, In The Salpetriere, will fill the relevant gap – a gap I hadn’t even realised existed until I listened to it. It’s one of the most purely lovely things you’ll hear this year” – Michael Hann, Guardian
“..almost classical in its scope and beauty, [using] instruments that by rights belong in a museum…. Despite all of this it still manages to sound totally now – like Arcade Fire playing in an English country garden.” – NME