Mystery Jets shot to fame in the early 90s when the group’s front man was only 12 years old. Co-founder of Rough Trade Records, Geoff Travis opines that they are the “Best British group since The Libertines”. Their influences include Pink Floyd, Syd Barret and Hall & Oats. Think The Thrill meets Neil Young and voila, you have the Mystery Jets. The band was initially called “The Misery Jets”. The current name was coined when Blaine accidentally misspelled the original name as he was painting it on a drum skin.
Mystery Jets’ “Radlands” album was released on 30th April. The name “Radlands” was a result of fusing ‘Badlands’ – a 1970s Terrence Malick film, with “Redlands” – Keith Richard’s Sussex estate. It was produced by Dan Carey (Hot Chip, Franz Ferdinand) and the Mystery Jets. Inspiration for the “Radlands” album was derived from Blaine’s trip to California. One of the songs “Sister Everett” was a result of the band’s chance meeting of a missionary on a plane ride over to Texas.
Their latest tour of Asia and Australia sees Singapore being the first stop. Catch them live at Hard Rock Cafe in a cosy setting for a spectacular one night only performance on 14th September 2012. Don’t miss out, get your tickets now from www.eventclique.com!