Great news music fans! South African pop rock band Slow Jack has just released their third single ‘Ode to the Future’. The group that was first seen on stage in January 2016, has been rocking the local music scene, with growing international interest in their music.
‘Ode to the Future’ was produced by Slow Jack, recorded by Digital Forrest and mixed and mastered by Grammy winning Los Angeles based John Paterno. Paterno (who is from international acclaimed studio Music Da Foz) is known for his attention to detail. He has worked with renowned international artists including Faith Hill, Robbie Williams, Glee Soundtrack, Tim McGraw and Sheryl Crow (to name a few).
To quote John Paterno: “I’m really happy to have made the connection with Slow Jack. It was great fun being involved with the mix. There is a great future for this band.”
The members of Slow Jack are Hannes Muller (vocals and guitar), Jayme van Tonder (vocals and violin), Jeandre Schultz (lead guitar), Andre Skywalker (bass) and Adrian Fowler (percussion).
On the composition of ‘Ode To The Future’ the band says: “Back in October 2015, it was our ‘Ode’ to release the band and be an active part of the South African Music Industry, now 15 months later our ‘Ode’ has progressed so much. We are extremely excited for what the future holds and to reach the next step in our careers and most of all – We cannot wait for you to hear our ‘Ode To The Future’.”
The music video of the single was filmed during the band’s live performance at the new year`s eve concert in Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, check it out below:
Do you like what you hear? You can download this single for FREE on the band`s website (until the 11th of May 2017), so don’t hesitate to click here. The single premiered exclusively on 5FM on the 19th of April and the video made its debut on DSTV Channel 101 on the 20th of April.
You can catch Slow Jack live at one of these venues / festivals in May:
- 5 May 2017 – Road to STRAB, Mercury Live, Cape Town.
- 19 May 2017 – Road To STRAB, The Good Luck Bar, Johannesburg.
- 20 May 2017 – Road To STRAB: Klitsgras, Pretoria.
- 25 May 2017 – STRAB Festival, Ponta Malongane, Mozambique (take note that tickets are sold out already).
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