The autumn 2004 saw the release of his first demo EP (Boys Out Of New York) which instantly sold well and received critical acclaim. Jann Wilde was then asked to front the new glam group Rose Avenue. This meant numerous gigs and a steadily growing cult following in Finland... Jann Wilde & Rose Avenue signed a record deal with Hype Records in 2006 and released their first single BOYS OUT OF NEW YORK (charted 03 in the Finnish charts) and supported their label mates Negative on tour in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The new year 2007 saw them taking part in the Finnish Eurovision Song Contest finals, instantly followed by the album TOKIO OKEI (09 in the Finnish charts). In the summer 2007 the band headed for their first festival gigs and released their second single LOVER LOVER LOVER, another TOP20 hit single. However, the end of the summer brought bad news as the band announced that they have split up due to musical and personal differences.
Jann Wilde and drummer Tender Rexx soon formed a new band with new members Dean Martini (bass), Kaide Palmer (keyboards) and Robin Savage (guitar). From autumn 2007 to spring 2008 Jann Wilde and the new group (named as The Neon Comets as a reference to Bill Haley's Comets) rehearsed and wrote new material and played a couple of gigs. On May 30th they released a free download single Polaroid b/w Glamtronik on their Myspace site and started recording a new album. The NEON CITY ROCKERS came out in august 2008. In 2010 Jann Wilde recorded a solo album in his home studio. DON'T PLAY WITH THE FLAME ON YOUR HAND came out from Yläkulo tuotanto, abandoning Hype Records.
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