Jupiter In Velvet is a supernova of passion exploding into your soul, a game changer in a world that needs change. Since his sudden emergence on the London Rock scene in late 2012, Jupiter In Velvet has generated a whirlwind of interest and fascination among music critics, industry members and music fans alike. In less than 1 year Jupiter In Velvet has gone from relative obscurity to having his music played in 63 countries across 6 continents! His 10 song Debut CD ‘Screaming the Love Behind the Scars’ scored rave reviews among critics, and his charismatic persona is drawing followers and fans by the droves from around the world. Here are a few recent press quotes:
”I must admit Screaming the Love Behind the Stars sucked me in like a powerful drug and refused to let go long after the music was over. This usually indicates there is something special about the artist or band in question.” Drew Blackwell, The GratefulWeb January 2013
“In close, most famous artists out there have “it”, I’m not so sure what that is but Jupiter In Velvet has whatever “it” is.” Michael Morrison, EVOR , Jan. 2013
“…a one in a million Punk Pop Rock sound with an amazing voice” Drew Blackwell, The GratefulWeb Jan. 2013
Now, Jupiter In Velvet is back with a New CD entitled ‘Shut Off Your Mind’. The CD contains 14 tracks vibrating with passion, color & an urgent energy, including a cover of Bowie’s ‘Starman’. The first single is the title track ‘Shut Off Your Mind’ & will be released by Free 2B Free Records to selected radio stations at the end of August with a digital release date of September 3rd. The digital & physical CD release date is slated for September 24th.
2013 has been an incredible year for Jupiter In Velvet. In January 2013 Jupiter In Velvet topped Reverbnation’s London & UK Rock Charts. In February ‘Screaming the Love Behind the Scars’ stood at #9 on M3 Radio’s Independent Album Charts, moving up to #2 in March. Also in March Jupiter In Velvet moved into the Sunset Island Music Top 25 New Band Chart, entering at #17.
Jupiter In Velvet is quite unlike anything you’ve heard, yet something you’ve always felt. Drawing on a huge plethora of influences including The Beatles, Stones, Bowie, Who, Duran Duran, U2, Prince, Pretenders, Early 80’s punk & new wave, Little Richard, Hives, and so many more, Jupiter In Velvet melds & blends them together in a starkly unique way. The end result? A new sound with an old feel. From the words of reviewers we have these comparisons…
Sounds like: David Bowie started a band with Nick Rhodes, Keith Richards and the Edge.
Sounds like: Squeeze meets the Rolling Stones.