Jaya the Cat
Jaya the Cat
Although both albums met with positive critical success and they had gathered a loyal worldwide following, personal differences saw the departure of Smith and Murphy that fall, which effectively left the band in limbo. After a freezing music-less winter working shitty jobs in Boston, Lagadec and Germain met up and decided to look for new members. Temporarily joined for a spring European tour by dutch musicians Jan Jaap Onverwagt (Green Lizard) and Alejandro Londoño, they took a 3 month sublet on an apartment in Amsterdam with the plan of regrouping and figuring out what the hell to do with themselves. Three months turned into three years.
In the interim, the band has continued to grow, playing hundreds of live shows to an ever expanding audience, as well as adding keyboards, samples, percussion and a tiki bar to their onstage act. An average Jaya the Cat concert usually becomes more of a party than a performance, with the audience singing, dancing and drinking right along with the band. September 7th 2007, saw the European release of their third studio album entitled More Late Night Transmissions with... on I Scream Records.
Drawing on their experiences, More Late Night Transmissions with... delivers 13 tracks filled with seedy bars, cheap hotels, dysfunctional love affairs and political disillusionment. Punk rock, reggae, ska and pop, glued in their own unique style. More Late Night Transmissions with... was released on the 10th of May in the US by I Scream Records USA. Discography: * CD ‘Basement Style’ (Gold Circle Records 2000) * CD ‘First ‘Beer Of A New Day’ (4Tune Records 2002) * CD/LP ‘Ernesto’s Burning’ (Music Machine Records 2004) * CD More Late Night Transmissions with...
(I Scream Records 2007) * CD Single ‘Closing Time’ (I Scream Records 2007) * CD Single 'Good Morning' (I Scream Records 2008) * CD More Late Night Transmissions with... (I Scream Records 2009) Web links: Jaya The Cat Official Site Facebook Fan Page Myspace page Purevolume Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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