Introducing The Mrs, an Austin, TX based four piece band that is on a mission to connect with and empower women like themselves. They really feel like women can have it all — personal relationships, careers, marriages, children and friendships. This wonderful group of women stand up for very important issues — self image, domestic violence, parenting and being strong no matter what you are facing.
The Mrs features Andra Liemandt on drums, Mandy Prater on guitar/vocals, Jenny Mason on bass guitar, and Larissa Ness on keyboard/vocals. They have performed at popular Austin clubs, and at prominent women conferences. In 2014, they released their debut EP ENOUGH, followed by the singles “What Christmas Means To Me,” “Draw The Line” and “Light It Up.” In addition to creating music, the band developed a popular app called The Mrs Magic Mirror, an extension of their trademark apparatus that allows people to experience personal reflections and affirmations connected to their own image. Their YouTube video that demonstrates the way The Mrs Magic Mirror works, has been viewed more than 5.3 million times. The 11 infectious pop/rock cuts on their self titled debut album – due in 2017 — reflect a little bit of each member in every song, truly representative of women, of soul, of men, life and what women go through.
Drummer and band founder Andra Leimandt expresses the mission of her all female, four piece pop rock band: “I began writing songs to connect with women like me — mothers who strive for a full life and want to have it all: personal relationships, careers, marriages and friendships. We want to experience a multitude of life experiences that aren’t often portrayed on mainstream radio. Soon, my personal project turned into a movement when I formed The Mrs, to help women see themselves in a more positive light and change the negative self-talk that happens when they look in the mirror.”
Some of the band’s deeper messages emerge on the soulful and lilting “Most Likely To Be Me,” a crafty tale about embracing your individuality. The reflective piano driven ballad “Somewhere To Go,” is about being refuge for a friend in need during a dark time. “In the Blink Of An Eye” is a thumping pop/dance tune which offers a philosophy of life passing by and the importance of embracing every moment. Likewise, “This is Not a Lullaby” is an inspiring ballad about there being a silver lining even when faced with a harsh present reality. Tying all of this together, in the spirit of Rachel Platten’s now iconic “Fight Song,” is the feisty, punky rocker “The Beast,” which affirms that “the animal inside you is beautiful” and that nothing will stop you once you unleash the power within. Check out “The Beast” here!