The Shortlist Biography
“The Shortlist” was formed by Elijah Parr (drummer) with the intent to write music that was unique, expressive, and authentic. With the recruitment of Nathan Griffin (vocals) in 2016, the two began writing what would become their debut EP, “The Young EP.” The talents of Ryan Teague (bass) and Aron Hawkins (guitar) were added in 2017 to complete the four-piece. The group is working on a forthcoming album.
Olivia is a song about separating yourself from unhealthy habits and idealizations. The name Olivia was picked off an online list of girl names because it sounded good and fit the melody.