Candy Claws

Candy Claws

Ryan Hover and Kay Bertholf, composers, arrangers, and principle songwriters of Candy Claws, wrote Hidden Lands on keyboard because they don't know how to play keyboard. They had to rely completely on what sounded right, rather than rely on techniques they had learned. Strange chords and melodies arose that might sound "wrong" to the trained musician, but sound mysterious and exciting to them.

Each song on Hidden Lands contains a sample of every other song on the album. They'd used this technique on previous releases, but this time around... more