Saint Jude (band)

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Saint Jude
Origin London, England
Genres Blues rock, hard rock, Southern rock, soul, British rock
Years active 2008–2014
Labels Cargo
Website Official website
Past members Lynne Jackaman
Marcus Bonfanti
Lee Cook
Matt Gest
Scott Wiber

Saint Jude were an English, London-based[1] rock and soul band, fronted by the vocalist Lynne Jackaman.

They released their debut album, Diary Of A Soul Fiend, in September, 2010, which was produced by Chris Kimsey.[2] In January, 2010 they were joined on stage by Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood at London's 100 Club.[3]

On 11 December 2011, they were named Classic Rock magazine 's "Gig of the Week." They played the Germany Rockpalast venue[4] (which was later broadcast on WDR), Rhythm Festival, Off The Tracks Festival, Cornbury Festival, High Voltage Festival, the UK leg of Sonisphere Festival, and completed a mini tour of the UK in December, finishing with a headline slot at London's Scala venue.[5] They were also nominated Best New Band at the 2011 Classic Rock Roll Of Honour.[6]

In 2012, Saint Jude began writing for their follow-up to Diary Of A Soul Fiend. On 8 November 2012, they announced a PledgeMusic campaign for an upcoming EP, to be released in February 2013, entitled Ladies & Gents.[7]

Members

  • Lynne Jackaman - vocals (founding member)
  • Lee Cook - drums (founding member)
  • Marcus Bonfanti - guitar
  • Matt Gest - keyboards
  • Scott Wiber - bass
  • Adam Green (died 2012) - guitar
  • Ivor Sims - guitar
  • Elliot Mortimer - keyboards
  • Joe Glossop
  • Colin Palmer Kellogg - bass

Discography

Studio albums
  • Diary Of A Soul Fiend (2010) (Line-up: Jackaman, Green, Mortimer, Cook and Kellogg)
EPs
  • Ladies & Gents (2013)

References

  1. ^ Clements, Andrew; Robinson, John Fordham & John (16 December 2011). "This week's new live music". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  2. ^ "An Interview with Legendary Rock Producer Chris Kimsey". Counterpunch.org. 3 April 2009. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  3. ^ Tribune review: 5 February 2010
  4. ^ Bachmann, Thomas (1 August 2017). "Rockpalast". Wdr.de. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Planet Rock: Saint Jude to play UK Dates". Planetrock.com. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Classic Rock: Gig Of The Week". Classicrockmagazine.com. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Saint Jude: New EP - 'Ladies & Gents'". PledgeMusic. Retrieved 31 July 2017.

External links

  • Official website
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