'Eye to Eye' was founded by Krista Parrish & Steven Murphy in 2012. However, this was not the first musical endeavor for either of them. Steven and Krista had been playing music separately their entire lives and started collaborating in 2005 with various bands including Krista's brother, Corey Parrish. When Corey Parrish passed away tragically in 2008, they had not only lost a brother and best friend but a crucial part of the music. Krista knew she would have to continue to pursue their music in order to keep Corey's memory alive and make him proud. Steven had played in a band called 'The Buddha Rabbit' with drummer Michael Fazekas 2001-2003. In 2008, Michael was playing in bands in the Michigan area but traveled back to PA to play with Krista and Steven which would later become "The Krista Parrish Trio". After one rehearsal, the synergy between them was clearly evident. They released "Playing With Pendulums" in May of 2010 which had moderate success. "Easier Said Than Done" went to number 1 on the rock americana & all genre indie music charts the week they released the album. "Mexico" won for the acoustic guitar division for 'God's of Indie Guitar' competition, further putting Krista on the map as a serious guitarist. "The SILVER place winner Krista Parrish shows off her finger picking style on her song “Mexico,” one of the best tracks on the release, in my opinion." Matheson Kamin, Rock & Roll Report. In 2011, Breedlove Guitar Company offered Krista a sponsorship where she could further put her techniques and style on display while playing their Solo Atlas acoustic guitar. The band was headed in a different direction for their second album. Their style was evolving rapidly & becoming more collaborative which can be heard on the title track of their 2012 release "Feel" and funky jam track "Doo Bah". They had already dropped the "trio" in late 2010 and were going by Krista Parrish but in 2012 they settled upon "Eye To Eye" for their new band name which felt like home, as it was the name of a song written by Corey Parrish which Krista used to play with him regularly. Since this particular album was more collaborative and they had plans to continue in that direction, it made sense to start fresh with a new band name. 'Eye To Eye' is a band whose musical inspiration is broad, experimental and genre defying. However, their sound is unique and their own. They released, "Feel" in August of 2012.
I'm Going Home
Hear Me Out
I Wanna Know
To The Show
One Foot In
When The Day Is Done With Me
Playing With Pendulums
The Mind's I
The Ground We Lay On
Easier Said Than Done
Eye To Eye
Keep Your Eyes Closed
End To Beginning
While I Continue Kissing You
Lost In The Woods
1/19/2017 7:48:37 PM
"EVERYTHING" here is amazing!!! ...and not just "Everything", but "Best Friend" and "Eye To Eye" and "EVERYTHING!!!" ...simply EVERY THING YOU DO. You are a true "Blessing"! Thank you for posting your wonderful works of art here. "REALLY!" -M-
5/25/2010 11:10:07 AM
Great music and awesome talent!
5/20/2010 10:06:39 AM
Great sound, reminds me of all of the great Bands from the 70's - Fairport, Steeleye Span. Need a better shot of your Ovation!
4/28/2010 1:15:36 AM
Nice updated version on Easier Said then done. that is a killer arrangement.....too fine fo sho. you really elevated the songs groove and feel, nice piece of work. congrats Krista
3/2/2010 1:29:09 PM
Krista , my pleasure to give you kudo's and comment on your fine groovin tunes great vibe and stellar musicianship. maybe catch a show of yours someday.
keep it happening
2/8/2010 9:44:34 PM
Please join Krista Parrish and Trio for her "Playing With Pendulums"
CD Release Party, Saturday, May 15, 2010 @ 8:00PM
Moonstone Arts Center
110A 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Event is for all ages
See you all there
1/31/2010 4:35:43 PM
Added up Easier said then done sometime ago, and listening up to others and added a few more to other stations , stellar songs Krista..best from bryon
8/21/2009 3:50:01 PM
Excellent feeling and techniques Krista ! Refreshing work to listen to.....draws you into your story lines. Love it ! Please lemmekno if u ever head my direction for a gig, Maurice Brines, North Carolina
8/23/2008 11:08:47 PM
Krista, all I can say is, You are one fine musician.
Jerry Butler Country
3/28/2008 3:24:18 AM
Congratulations on your Golden Kayak Nomination!
Good Luck and I will see you at the Awards Broadcast!
3/24/2008 8:46:10 AM
Greetings from the Philly 'burbs, Krista! I don't know how I possibly have missed your presence here for so long - I'm delighted to have found your page and am settling in for a listen - I'll check your gig schedule and try to catch a show sometime...
4/6/2007 11:50:32 PM
Love your stuff. You've got it all kid. . . great voice, great guitar chops, great writing. I feel like those of us jazzy "hybrid" types got to stick together. Drop by my page sometime. I'd be interested in your thoughts. Best of luck.
4/5/2007 11:30:26 PM
I just listened to While I Continue Kissing You. Oh the Pain! hah ha The Sweet Beautiful Pain!
What a way to go :o) and....Just a really excellent song
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