JIM JONES/DEAD WEATHER

Jim Jones Revue - Album and Invitation From Jack white to support Dead Weather > > The Jim Jones Revue > > Here To Save Your Soul - a collection of the band's singles - out November 2nd > Live at  The London Forum 30th October as special guests of Dead Weather. > > Following their recent sold out show at London's Cargo the Jim Jones Revue will support Dead Weather on 30th October. The band will be in session this week on Tom Robinson's BBC Six Music show 7.00pm Friday 9th October. > > Underground sensations and current faves of Mick Jones and Bobby Gillespie The Jim Jones Revue  will release  the album ³Here To Save Your Soul²  (CD/Vinyl) - a limited edition collection of all the JJR singles to date that is due for release on 2nd November featuring Rock¹n¹Roll Psychosis, Big Hunk O Love, Cement Mixer, Good Golly Miss Molly, Princess & The Frog, Freak of Nature and Burning Your House Down and Elemental. > > Onstage The Jim Jones Revue is an astonishing phenomenon and have been described as ³James Brown fronting the MC5 with Little Richard guesting on piano². > > The Jim Jones Revue released their debut self titled album just under a year ago to critical acclaim and so far 2009 has proved to be an incredible year for this London based powerhouse quintet.  Among many highlights was a sold out show at the historic 100 Club in London in June which saw scores of unlucky punters turned away as the venue was filled to bursting point with a queue stretching down Oxford Street to Tottenham Court Road tube station.  The JJR have also played live sessions on radio shows for Mark Lamarr, Marc Riley, Tom Robinson and have long been championed by Steve Lamacq  who after coming to The 100 Club show was so moved he made an extraordinary five minute public broadcast on his 6 Music show the next day to demand that Jack White offer the JJR a support slot on whatever project he next had touring, this plea has now come to fruition with Jim Jones Revue invited to support Dead Weather at the Forum on 30th October. > > The Jim Jones Revue are fast building a solid  international word of mouth fan base that stretches across Europe from Oslo to Porto, a result of relentless touring that in the last twelve months has seen them play festivals, shows and tours in the UK, France (where thanks to some prime-time tv spots and major festival appearences they are fast becoming nationalcelebrities), Spain, Holland, Germany, Sweden,Portugal , Slovenia, Ireland,  Belgium and Norway. Among the JJR fanbase more well known converts include Mick Jones, Tony James, Bobby Gillespie, Noel Gallagher,  Jim Scalvunos, Jon Spencer, Bob Harris and Gem Archer. > > The Jim Jones Revue are dedicated to the tradition and continuation of fine booty-shaking, mind-shimmering rhythm and blues. It's as if Little Richard, the Queen of rock 'n roll Herself, shat out these fine boys from some blessed place and sent them into our world to do good. Get yrself some healing! Jon Spencer (JSBX / Heavy Trash) > > "The Jim Jones Revue are the real deal: a rip-snorting progeny of Raw Power  & Little Richard, they deliver unabashed classic rock n' roll at a stampeding tempo with whiplash rhythms, blistering riffage and over the top vein popping vocals that would make King Kong's head explode. Pure sweaty pleasure." Jim Sclavunos (Bad Seeds/Grinderman) > > Witness the sonic brutality of  The Jim Jones Revue as special guests of  Dead Weather on 30th October at The Forum, London. > Their mini album Here To Save Your Soul is out on November 2ndŠŠ play at maximum volume  and listen as your home is reduced to rubble in minutes!!!! > >
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