From its start, "Americana Nights" conveys an feeling of unlimited potential. The single from Ocean Hope is a continuous exploration into various sounds, its unsettled and hard to define nature a reflection of its subject matter. The track begins with ringing, unassuming waves of guitar, vocalist Angeliki Tsotsoni leading the charge with a husky, smoky presence. And while listeners may assume that they have this single figured out, the brother-sister duo of Angeliki and Serafim bring in a dose of truly unexpected and unique experimentation. Instrumental effects are warped to mimic the sound of seemingly chirping voices, and the single's easygoing nature takes on a completely new identity. In a track that's about finding your voice, "Americana Nights" seemingly mirrors this quest, presenting a musical moment that refuses to be restrained.
As Angeliki explained: "Americana Nights is about a repressed girl who is taught to be polite, timid to express herself, and has a naive perception of the world around her. She is a romantic until the night where she faces all of her demons and then realizes that silence isn’t gold, so she decides to speak for herself but not with aggression. Throughout the song, it keeps repeating the phrase ' Silence isn’t gold '..."