- 24 Aug 18
Jazz punk group Vernon Jane are taking to the SOMA stage for what is set to be an incredible show!
Their new single, 'Paradise' was released today - making it their second release on AMS records. Their lead single lead single ‘Fragile’ came out earlier this year and was met with stellar reviews.
The group have stormed through festival season this year, leaving their mark on the Bray Jazz Festival, Vantastival, K-Fest, Body and Soul, Sea Sessions and a headline slot at Knockanstockan. Their most recent performance saw them return to a packed The Sugar Club for the AMS Records launch party.
Since the release of their first EP The Inner Workings Of A Damaged Nobody in 2016 the band have become one of the country’s most popular domestic acts. The debut release led to a sold-out show in The Opium Rooms and multiple festival appearances including Electric Picnic, Body & Soul, Liverpool Sound City and Knockanstockan.
The animated video for last year’s explosive single ‘Fuck Me’ became a viral sensation, and the ensuing furore led to a contract with ‘Pocket Records’ for the Chinese Market, and an international label services and distribution deal with AMS Records.
‘Paradise’, according to the band, ‘explores the common ground between religious ideals and the part of society that is frowned upon. The subject matter touches on the similarities between the two. The act of being on your knees can be done for prayer and absolution, or for pleasure. The act of communion, similar to the addiction of partying and substance abuse. The repeated phrase the 'bones of you and me' referring to the sacrificial nature of religion, in comparison to the.’
Have a listen below: