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Exclusive Medium First Listen: “Memories Not Dreams” Alyssa Trahan Lyric Video

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that thought came to mind when I first listened to “Memories Not Dreams” and I made sure to share my first impression with singer/songwriter Alyssa Trahan.

And her reply emphasizes what makes her music so special to fans — it captures the heartbeat of our lives.

Everyone wants to live a life with no regrets, chasing after those dreams. Trahan perfectly captures this in her newest single. With lines like, “” and “” Her message, to live a life with no regrets, is one that everyone can relate to.

Who are some of your favorite songwriters, and what do you admire most about each of them?

What made you decide you wanted to become a singer/songwriter?

Song you wish you wrote?

Was there a specific time or event memory that lead you to write “Memories Not Dreams”?

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Can you share the production process for this song?

How does being involved in the production process help an artist find their voice?

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You recently started your first ever official fan club, The Trafam Club. Can you share what fans can expect on this Patreon page?

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What inspired your ‘faith’ tattoo?

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You’re probably very right when you said leather pants aren’t comfortable. Do you think the role of Sandy in “Grease” is the most iconic female musical movie role to date? Would you consider appearing in a film?

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Chip the cat — love seeing him in your TikTok posts! Maybe some starring roles in his future?

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Alyssa Trahan is able to blur genre lines with her modern pop production mixed with traditional country instrumentation, winning fans over of all genres. A jill-of-all-trades, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and audio engineer, she began making waves in Nashville as soon as she moved from her hometown of East Rochester, N.Y. in 2016. Just two years later, in January 2018, she signed her first publishing deal with Dan Hodges Music. Playing over 100 shows a year, Alyssa is captivating audiences with her energetic live shows opening for like likes of Charlie Daniels, Jana Kramer, Josh Turner, Lee Greenwood, Lee Ann Womack, Midland and many more. Whether it’s solo or with a full band, she steals the show. Bringing a fresh new sound to country music, Trahan is a fresh face force to be reckoned with.

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