Aly & AJ Russia
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Welcome to Aly & AJ Russia, the site about the two talented sisters, Alyson and Amanda Michalka. You may know them as a duo, Aly & AJ, briefly known as 78Violet and hear their hit song Potential Breakup Song from the album Insomniatic, and see them in the movie Weepah Way For Now as Elle (Aly) and Joy (AJ), and know Aly as Peyton Charles from The CW's show iZombie and AJ as Lainey Lewis from ABC's shows The Goldbergs and Schooled. On Aly & AJ Russia, you can find all the latest news about Aly & AJ Michalka, the lyrics of the Michalkas' songs, their photos, videos, interviews, everything about the sisters' current projects, and many other things. We try to update the site as soon as we get any news. If you have some questions/suggestions, feel free to contact us. Hope you have a great time and will return again.

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Aly and AJ are parked outside their recording studio in Los Angeles, joining a video call from their car as early afternoon sunlight spills across the dashboard. Aly — the older half of the eponymous musical duo she helms with her sister AJ — is fresh-faced and freckled, her tousled hair peeking over a relaxed white tee. She looks over often at AJ, who sits in the driver’s seat and sports an ocean blue sweater with a daisy stitched into its center. Birds are, quite literally, chirping in the distance.

It’s the first Monday of spring, so it’s only fitting that the sisters have embodied their city’s vernal energy. They also happen to be on the precipice of a new season in their own lives: A yet-to-be-announced album is officially on the way. “The songs are done. And we knew exactly what the songs were going to be,” AJ says, sharing that she and Aly picked 11 tracks for the new record. (Admittedly? “It might turn into 10.”)

Finishing touches are already well underway as the sisters speak from the parking lot. In fact, moments after our call, Aly, 33, and AJ, 31, would head into the studio for their penultimate day of post-production on their new LP before embarking on the North American leg of their tour in support of “A Touch of the Beat Gets You Up on Your Feet Gets You Out and Then Into the Sun,” their fourth studio album released in May 2021. The record, which marked their first full-length project in 14 years, landed just in time for what turned out to be one of the most sumptuous summers on record—before the dawn of the Delta variant sent us back, bewildered, into our homes. Yet for a time, “A Touch of the Beat” mirrored our joyous, if bumbling, return to the world.

Much of the record was set to the sprawling, sun-soaked landscape of Aly and AJ’s Southern California youth, with lyrics exalting the pleasures—and pitfalls—of human connection. On lead single “Slow Dancing,” the sisters relish in a familiar sense of longing after a period of solitude: “I don’t need anything fancy/ I just need me and you slow dancing/ Hell’s bending, keeping me captive/ Heaven’s here, it’s right where you’re standing,” goes the chorus. On the other hand, there are songs like “Personal Cathedrals”—a rollicking Americana-tinged track about landing at a lame Hollywood party only to leave early, capturing the jaded spirit of pandemic wallflowers everywhere.

A deluxe version of “A Touch of the Beat” arrived nine months after its initial release, giving the original record, the majority of which was written in 2019, a rare extended life of its own. This languid rollout was both a symptom and a gift of the stunted times we’re living in; but for Aly and AJ, touring finally brings this album’s enduring chapter to a close. “It doesn’t feel like it’s stale by any means to AJ and I, because we’ve only gotten to perform these songs maybe a half a dozen times in front of crowds over the last couple of years,” Aly says. “It does feel really exciting to us to be able to bring this out on the road.” First stop? Their very own California, of course.

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About Aly & AJ
Aly & AJ, known briefly as 78violet (pronounced: seventy-eight violet), are an American pop rock duo that consists of sisters Alyson and Amanda Michalka. They signed a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2004. Their debut album, Into the Rush, debuted at number 36 on the US Billboard 200, and was later certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It has sold 839,000 copies domestically and one million copies worldwide. Their second album, Insomniatic, peaked at number 15 on the Billboard 200, selling over 39,000 copies in its first week and becoming Aly & AJ's highest debut to date. In 2009, Aly & AJ renamed themselves 78violet (pronounced "seventy-eight violet") and announced their departure from Hollywood Records the following year. In 2013, the sisters released their first single in five years, "Hothouse". The duo had planned to release a full-length album in 2014, which was later leaked onto the internet. On December 9, 2015, the duo announced they had decided to return to their original name, Aly & AJ. In 2017, they released their debut EP Ten Years, which was followed by an EP titled Sanctuary in 2019. On May 7, 2021, they released their fourth studio album, A Touch of the Beat Gets You Up on Your Feet Gets You Out and Then Into the Sun, which marks their first album in 14 years.
Current Projects
With Love From — Album
Status: TBA
Genre: Pop, Synth Pop
When: March 15 2023
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With Love From Tour 2023
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Buy Aly & AJ's Music
With Love From (Album)
Baby Lay Your Head Down — Single
With Love From — Single
Chemicals React (A&A Version)
Dance With You (with Arkells & Cœur De Pirate)
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