Jyrojets

 

Born of a teenage love for Nirvana and Buckfast, the Jyrojets first demo was recorded after only a month of rehearsals and secured them a gig at King Tuts Wah Wah Hut and Radio 1 play. Their debut EP was released in 2006 and received rave reviews from the press (The Guardian calling one of the tracks "a sublime anthem") leading to The Verve's Richard Ashcroft hand picking the band to support him in front of 10,000 people at the Glasgow SECC.

In 2007 they were chosen from 7,000 applicants to perform at the SXSW festival in Texas and were hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as "the best kept secret at this year's South By Southwest". They returned to the US in April for a 2-month tour with BBC Britbus, and The Sun featured a full page story about their antics on the road. Dates in Berlin, Moscow and a UK headline tour followed. The singles "Favourite Thing About Jane" ("Hottest download" in The Sunday Times) and "Hollywood Hold On" were released, both reaching the UK Indie charts and played on Radio 1, Radio 2, Capital Radio, XFM, and indie stations across Europe and the US. They are currently recording their debut album, set for release early in 2008.

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Cannit
Have you read the NME review, rather fitting me thinks.

jebba
love love love :) get into it ya bams xxxxxx

Álvaro
My favourite thing about rock today. Saludos desde Madrid!

weewifie
fantastic guys, great sound... these songs are anthems. Amazing gigs here at home in Inverness... went to see them support Richard Ashcroft and was blown away!! cracking tunes... fantastic atmosphere... good look... they've got it all.Get their album. Not one person I've introduced to Jyrojets has NOT liked them!! Every tune on the album is great... not one is a "skipper" filler song.

Left Brain
Their album just came out this week and it is fab. Not enough acoustic songs though. They have snippets on www.jyrojets.com

kelman
quality tunes mon the jyro's

Ryan
mmmmmmmmmm love love

scobbie
hit hot

jyro
the last of the 'great songs' bands I fear :(

Burger Or Chips
Amazing band!! Brilliant session last night on radio 1!!! Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Red
Love these guys, seen them at their 2nd gig (claimed as their 1st by the band!) at King Tut's in 2004. Have all their singles and have seen them loads of times in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness. If they don't make it big, the UK music industry is a farce!

slsford
Love em'

D.Misbehavis
Awesome band!!!! Seen them many a time and everytime I do they get better and better. Looking forward to the Album release!

Dave sidney
Absolute class

Chris Smith
Fantastic band... Got the pleasure of seeing them live when they supported Richard Ashcroft in 2006. Can't wait for the album!

dickie
Ive followed them for years great band, glad to see them doing so well Looking forward to the album

Amy
Saw this band when i was at the Richard Ashcroft gig at the SECC in 2006. They were really good and afterwards downloaded a few of their tunes. Not bad at all!!

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