‘’The John Andrews Band’’ to RELEASE 1st SINGLE and cinematic MUSIC VIDEO entitled ‘’OMG’’

‘’The John Andrews Band’’ to RELEASE 1st SINGLE and cinematic MUSIC VIDEO entitled  ‘’OMG’’

John Andrews has been plying his trade as a singer-songwriter for 3 years and is now firmly established as one of the finest talents on the Belfast scene. He has combined the harmonic complexity of jazz with the hard-won gutbucket authenticity of blues; and lined it with his own brand of streetwise lyricism to produce a highly rhythmic blend of music that is attracting new fans and followers every day.

He raps, he rasps; he croons and he howls, soaring from a raw bottom-end to a piercingly high tenor

Following the recent release of his stellar EP – Johnny Was (August 2018), John has emerged with the backing of a hard-rocking, bone-grinding three-piece band called ”The John Andrews Band or The JAB. Consistently producing new material they have breathed new life into the songs whilst sacrificing none of the nuance. Thrilling live, and boasting a 15 song set of original material inside a year, this is one act that is not to be missed.

Friday the 13th of March will see the band release their first Studio single, ”OMG” on streaming services accompanied by an official music video on Youtube

Accompanied by a LAUNCH SHOW also on Friday 13th  of March in Alexanders, Holywood, Belfast on the same evening with a premiere of the video for punters.

Recorded, mixed + mastered by Rory Donaghy of Blast Furnace Studios (N/Ireland)
Remixed and mastered by Danny Saber (California)
Video Filmed and edited by DanDanDann Productions

John’s previous release ‘’Johnny was’’ gained radio-play on BBC Radio Ulster, Nova FM, Blast 106fm and many others globally, receiving many great reviews

SPOTIFY LINK
https://open.spotify.com/album/4w8A4yeWwfXZ2ZvC9KMEJ3?si=2jAfuNXJQW-MBH443C88rg

Quotes/reviews about previous solo release (Johnny Was EP 5-tracks) August 2018

XS Noize Review of Johnny Was EP    (8/10)
https://www.xsnoize.com/review-john-andrews-johnny-was-ep/

Chordblossom – Live review

‘‘Relentless and original, Andrews has a knack for excitement and incitement, switching between gears at a whim. A full performer with a presence, sound and pathos, the journeyman is a musician for all and was appreciated as such. Raising a hand in thanks to the applause, humbled and oddly(for him anyway) taciturn, Andrews blasted through his last song, a mix of Johnny Cash and Eminem. A microcosm for the singer-songwriter, a blend of city with and rustic bite, and the ideal end to the night.’’
http://www.chordblossom.com/livereviews/john-andrews-don-maple-7th-december-2018


Chordblossom – Live Review

‘’Once a lone performer, having backing musicians on board allows Andrews to fully commit his energies to frontman duties, which he seems to be a natural at. It’s not long before a thin film of sweat covers the East Belfast bluesman, his trademark blazing intensity leading his musical charge. Andrews set was, as always, an assault on the senses highlighted by rough riffs, gritty vocals, country/rap remixes and an enthralling atmosphere. An addictive character with a unique and genuine flair, Andrews is not to be missed.’’
http://www.chordblossom.com/livereviews/a-night-with-stephen-mccorry-january-6th-2019


Jammerzine: “John Andrews delivers a future classic with acoustic reverence and lovely tempos…this is an artist with a varied palette.”

Here is a high-quality LIVE performance of the band

Heavy Rain (LIVE)

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