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Aly & AJ Release 'Ten Years' EP - Stream & Download!

Aly & AJ Release 'Ten Years' EP - Stream & Download!

Aly & AJ are back at it again with the full release of their brand new Ten Years EP, which you can stream right here!

The 4-track set is the sister-duo’s – Aly Michalka and AJ Michalka – first complete musical project since the release of their 2007 Insomniatic album.

Ten Years features the previously released “Take Me” and “I Know,” as well as “Promise” and “The Distance.”

The EP is “a palate cleanser for people to adjust to the new music, because it’s different from anything we’ve ever released,” AJ, 26, told USA Today. She and sister Aly, 28, self-funded the music and are looking to release a full record next year with a major label.

You can stream Aly & AJ‘s Ten Years EP on Spotify and download it on iTunes now!

Aly & AJ: 'I Know' Stream, Lyrics & Download - Listen Here!

Aly & AJ: 'I Know' Stream, Lyrics & Download - Listen Here!

Aly & AJ are back at it with yet another brand new song called “I Know,” and you can stream it right here!

The track is the second official music release from the sister-duo’s – Aly Michalka and AJ Michalka – forthcoming EP Ten Years, which is set to be released on November 17th.

I Know” follows lead single “Take Me,” which made its debut over the summer along with an accompanying music video.

I know/ You know, who’s gonna pick you up/ Who’s gonna take you home (take you home)/ I know,” the girls chant on the chorus.

You can also stream “I Know” on Spotify and download it on iTunes now!


Aly & AJ – I Know (Official Audio)

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Aly & AJ Never Thought They 'Reached Success' As a Band

Aly & AJ Never Thought They 'Reached Success' As a Band

Aly & AJ were prominent figures in many of our childhoods with their hits “Potential Breakup Song” and “Rush,” — but the duo didn’t always see it that way.

“I don’t think we ever thought we reached success,” Aly Michalka told Out Magazine of their initial entrance into music.

“We were actually frustrated we didn’t reach higher success,” she continued. “We never really celebrated those moments, and maybe we should’ve celebrated some more than others.”

“But I don’t think we ever looked at each other and thought, We’re here. It was more like, We’re 50 steps behind.”

Sister AJ agreed.

“I think we felt like we’d done so much as young kids that we didn’t know how to top ourselves,” she explained. “We were like, Is this where it ends? Is this as good as it gets?”

Of course, it isn’t at all: the duo is back and better than ever with their new hit “Take Me,” and we can’t wait to hear more of their new sound.

Aly & AJ Grit Their Teeth in Vampire-Themed 'Take Me' Music Video - Watch Now!

Aly & AJ Grit Their Teeth in Vampire-Themed 'Take Me' Music Video - Watch Now!

Aly & AJ seriously bite!

The music duo returned on Thursday (September 14) with the music video for their brand new single “Take Me”, and it’s a surefire instant favorite for the vampire lovers out there.

The video also features appearances by Silicon Valley‘s Amanda Crew, Twin Peaks star Madeline Zima and La La Land‘s Josh Pence.

“Shooting a vampire themed video is difficult for somebody like myself who ceases to function after 11 PM, but the enthusiasm and positivity of Aly & AJ motivated the entire crew and resulted in a video full of images I am incredibly proud of,” says the director.

Watch the video for “Take Me” below!

Aly & AJ Took a Break From Music Because it 'Wasn't Fun... Anymore'

Aly & AJ Took a Break From Music Because it 'Wasn't Fun... Anymore'

Aly & AJ took a ten year hiatus from music before coming back to release the retro pop hit “Take Me” — and now they are opening up about what inspired such a long break from the band.

“We were in a place where making music wasn’t fun to us anymore,” Aly Michalka told Billboard. “It felt like a business.”

They also didn’t have “radio support,” which made success difficult.

“Nobody was really playing Disney acts on the radio,” Aly continued. “When we were signed with Hollywood Records…we didn’t really have radio support over there during that time.”

“I think were also a little wiped out, just from you know touring a lot and, you know, being away from home and our dogs and our dad, and you know at that time we still lived in our family house together.”

They were only 16 and 18 when they decided to take a break, so it’s totally understandable that they needed a breather after so many years in the spotlight at such a young age.

We’re just glad to have them back!

Emma Roberts is Loving 'Old Friends' Aly & AJ's Return to Music

Emma Roberts is Loving 'Old Friends' Aly & AJ's Return to Music

Aly & AJ have made their highly-anticipated return to music after more than a decade, and their fans are sighing with nostalgia and relief at the release of their catchy new song, “Take Me.”

One of those fans is Emma Roberts.

The 26-year-old American Horror Story actress took to Twitter today to celebrate the sisters’ new sound and to remind the world that they all go way back.

“So happy to see 2 very old friends create such fresh, fun and beautiful music!!!” she tweeted.

We love to see successful stars supporting one another, and this is no exception.

Aly Michalka is Definitely Open For a 'Phil of the Future' Reunion

Aly Michalka is Definitely Open For a 'Phil of the Future' Reunion

Phil of the Future was one of the best, and also short lived series from Disney Channel.

Starring Raviv Ullman, Aly Michalka, Amelia Buckner and even Brenda Song, the series centered on the Diffy family from 2121, who got stuck in 2004 while on a family vacation.

During a new interview, Aly opened up on how much she keeps in touch with the cast and crew.

“I’m really good friends with one of the producers who directed and wrote a lot of the episodes,” she says. “I’ve been close to him since I was fourteen.”

Aly adds, “Raviv and I keep in touch; we’re Instagram buddies. Whenever I’m in New York or he’s in LA, we try to see each other and get lunch.”

And what about a reunion of any sorts: “I mean, sure! I guess reunions are a big thing now.”

“I wouldn’t be opposed to it. It’s a funny idea. I have no idea what they’d do necessarily with the storyline, but yeah, sure.”

Aly is in, we’re in. Let’s get this thing going now.

Aly & AJ Drop First Single in 10 Years - Listen to 'Take Me' Now!

Aly & AJ Drop First Single in 10 Years - Listen to 'Take Me' Now!

Aly & AJ are officially back and our Friday just got instantly better.

The sister duo — Aly and AJ Michalka — dropped their first single in more than 10 years (as Aly & AJ).

“We’re really excited, and this single really represents the new sound and, just, us as adult artists. It’s been a long time coming,” they shared with ET.

They went on to describe what fans can expect from any future music from them.

“We have a bunch of different music that has influenced us over the years, since we were growing up. But it’s funny, when we played the music to our friends, a lot of them were saying, ‘It’s very nostalgic sounding,’” AJ says. “So I don’t know necessarily what that means, but I was like, ‘I like nostalgia, so OK.’”

“But it’s definitely aiming toward pop,” Aly adds. “There’s a little bit of an ’80s influence there. Still definitely sounds like Aly & AJ and what we represent — but 10 years later.”

Check out Aly & AJ‘s “Take Me” below and grab the lyrics inside!

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