Songs such as “I Will Take Care of You” and “Ordinary Miracles” which have been known to bring fans to tears and cause them to pull the car to side of the road if they hear them while driving. Songs with the spine tingling spirituality of “If My Heart Had Wings” and “Heaven”, the gutsy wisdom of “Love, Pain and the Whole Damn Thing” and “Til You Love Somebody”, and the passionate inspiration of “Phenomenal Woman”. The album also contains three previously unreleased tracks, including “Do You Dance” a latin infused toe-tapper whose spirited rhythms contain a powerful message about living life to it’s fullest, and “Wicked Game”, a sultry rendition of Chris Isaac’s alt-country song that showcases Amy’s haunting vocals.
Amy Sky has always used her songs and recordings to reflect "where" she is in life. Her 2003 CD, With This Kiss - A Romance Collection is a celebration of good times past and of those to come. On that CD, Amy dipped into a treasure chest of other peoples' songs in addition to her own.
Inspired by the hundreds of fan letters she received, thanking her for capturing the emotions and reality of being a woman in the millennium, Amy released in 2001, Phenomenal Woman - the title track set to music of the anthemic poem “Phenomenal Woman” by American Poet Dr. Maya Angelou. Phenomenal Woman became the theme and title of a Global Television special which aired the Mothers Day weekend of 2001. This album also spawned the hit singles "Touch" and "I believe in Us.
1999 proved to be the year of broadcast specials featuring Amy Sky; CTV's one-hour feature titled, Amy Sky - Songs of the Heart, and BRAVO! Productions one-hour special An Evening with Amy Sky and Marc Jordan were well received with high audience viewing. In 1998, Amy was asked to compose and perform two original songs for One Last Time - a CTV television special featuring the popular figure skating duo of Barbara Underhill and Paul Martini.
Within a short period of time, Amy has garnered three Juno nominations; two for Best Songwriter, both for her own works and for compositions recorded by other artists. Constantly in demand as a songwriter, Amy's songs have been recorded by artists Reba McEntire, Diana Ross, Olivia Newton-John, Sheena Easton and Heart to name a few. Anne Murray and Natalie MacMaster scored chart singles with Amy's songs in 1999 - Anne as a duet with her daughter Dawn Langstroth ("Let There Be Love") and Natalie with a MacMaster/Sampson/Sky collaboration called, "In My Hands.
Amy's second album Burnt By The Sun generated in 1998/1999 the hit singles and videos, "Waterfall," "Heaven," "Ordinary Miracles" and "Love, Pain and the Whole Damn Thing." Amy was nominated for a Juno Award for Songwriter of the Year and the chart-topping song, "Love, Pain and the Whole Damn Thing," garnered a SOCAN Award.
Amy's debut album, Cool Rain, released in 1996, garnered a 1997 Juno Award nomination for Songwriter of the Year and a 1998 nomination for Best New Artist, placing four of her singles at the top of the charts. Cool Rain, also yielded a #1 video for the single "Til You Love Somebody." In 1998, that song, along with "Deliver Me," a collaborative effort for Roch Voisine, won Amy two more SOCAN Awards.
In addition to her chart success and recording career, in 2001 Amy appeared alongside Margot Kidder and Maggie Cassella for an extended run in The Vanina Monologues in Toronto. Prior to that, Amy played the lead role of "Mrs. Johnstone" in the play Blood Brothers to critical acclaim at Toronto's, Royal Alexandra Theatre alongside renowned tenor, Michael Burgess, and pop icon, David Cassidy. She reprised the role at Artpark, New York in 1998.
A hallmark of respect for any artist is to be asked to sing the national anthem at important functions. In addition to performing at games for Toronto's Blue Jays and Maple Leafs, Amy has sung at many political events, including special speaking engagements for President Bill Clinton. Also on the political front, Amy has twice testified successfully in Ottawa before the CRTC, helping to shape and change copyright policy. For her testimony regarding the groundbreaking establishment of the Neighbouring Rights Royalty, she was awarded the Canadian Recording Industry Association Applause Award, in recognition of her "passionate and unwavering support of artists rights.
When not touring, or fulfilling her many charitable obligations, Amy lives in Toronto in harmony with her husband, acclaimed singer songwriter, Marc Jordan and their two children.