NEW ORLEANS (OFFBEAT) – You can’t beat a great backstory. Andrew deBuys, a.k.a. Rathbone, was an aspiring songwriter teaching at a girls’ private school in post-K New Orleans when he took on a new pupil and equally aspiring vocalist named Sophia Preston. Sophia is all of 13. This did not stop them from collaborating.
CANADA (HUFFPOST) – So Long Storyland is a young and thriving indie band that comprises locals singer Sophia Preston and songwriter Andrew deBuys. The collaboration of this duo has put the band in the forefront of eclectic and innovative music to come out of the city of jazz.
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- Usually teachers teach and students learn, but a new musical band in New Orleans is a rare combination of a former teacher and a middle school student. News with a Twist’s Kenny Lopez introduces us to So Long Storyland.
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