The past two years will seem to many like something of a blip in time but for local musicians Luke Johnson and Michelle Morgan, it's been non-stop.
Luke has just released his second album in 12 months, Little Worlds, with wife Michelle once again collaborating and staring on piano.
Having moved to the Southern Highlands after their wedding over 30 years ago, the duo have enjoyed revisiting some old songs and ideas in preparation for the release.
"We've been writing songs for a long time but what we did was grab a load of songs we wrote many, many years ago and revived and updated them a bit," Luke told the Southern Highland News.
"We had a bit of time during lockdown obviously so we thought let's do another album and do it together this time.
"There are less gigs and more time at home so we decided that we'd use that time in the most productive way we can."
That process involved quite a lot of reflection as well as its fair share of tinkering.
"Some songs on there we wrote almost 30 years ago, some are more recent," Michelle explained.
"We went on an outback trip for three months last year and while we were away we revised the seven songs so when we got back we were ready to practice and record."
Not ones to sit back and be quiet, Luke and Michelle are very upfront with the messaging of their songs and are hopeful listeners can be inspired by what they hear.
"I really like Summer Storm, the first song. That's a more recent one I suppose as a response to the bushfires," Michelle said.
"It's a strange thing isn't it because they were so devastating and so much in line with predictions about climate change, but not front and centre of everyone's psyche at the moment understandably," Luke added.
"We like a message song, there's always a couple on each album. There's also an anti-war song called Winds of Change.
"We're all on this planet together and we really need to help each other out. We like to think there's a few positive messages people get out of the album."
What's next for this power couple? Having played a few gigs, including a packed out Berrima Vaulthouse recently, they will take centre stage at the rescheduled Tamworth Country Music Festival and Parkes Elvis Festival in April.
Whilst keen fans of the King, don't expect them to don a wig.
"We'll leave that to others," they said.
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