Rose Hotel began simply. It was the phrase on the cover of a notebook — an arbitrary title — that gave a home to the ideas songwriter Jordan Reynolds had been working on in her spare time. After the band Reynolds had spent the last five years touring with dissolved, she found her pastime project becoming her main focus and passion. With the ample personal time such changes can create, Reynolds channeled her experiences into a six-song collection that celebrates independence and pays homage to a lineage of influencers including Joni Mitchell, Laura Marling, and Jessica Pratt. Rose Hotel’s lush and intimate EP, Always Good Reason, dropped in the late summer of 2017.
Now based in Atlanta, GA - Reynolds has joined forces with a crew of local players (Tyler Jundt, John Restivo, Vinny Restivo, Mike Varner), evolving from the solo project of a songwriter cutting her teeth, to the fleshed-out sound of a tight 5-piece indie rock outfit. Rose Hotel is taking new form.
Deriving influence from the seventies folk-tinged soft rock of artists like The Carpenters and Carole King, as well as the dark and dreamy tones of modern alt-indie, Rose Hotel is both hushed and roaring, delicate and powerful, and won’t be pigeonholed into your stereotypical “female-fronted indie rock” category. The band plans to release music in 2018.