Jungle is a production/DJ duo, based in the United Kingdom. The group consists of Tom McFarland and Josh Lloyd-Watson. The two have known each other since they attended grammar school in London together. Throughout their childhood years, they wrote and performed in local and regional bands until the success of Jungle occurred. The group fuses modern dance elements with organic '70s funk to create one of the more soulful sounds in modern dance music. Its music is geared towards the live show, which combines its genre-bending music with world-class visual production for an engrossing and interactive live experience.
The group saw almost immediate success after starting Jungle in 2013. Its first release, Jungle, was a self-titled effort that experienced success on the charts in 10 countries, including the United States and United Kingdom. The success of its first album led to performances at some of the biggest musical festivals in Europe, including both the Reading and Leeds festivals. The band has since performed at some of the biggest music festivals in the world and made appearances on TV shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. You may also recognize its music from the background of popular video games.
Where can I buy Jungle tickets?
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What can I expect from a Jungle concert?
If you have Jungle tickets, you can expect an assault on the senses, both with visuals and audio. The band plays reimagined versions of its tracks with a live band. It plays selections from both of the albums the group has released as well as its popular remixes. To help make the experience more organic for the audience, it tours with live instrumentation. Usually, it tours as the headliner, but the group has also been known to tour as a co-bill as it did with the rock band, Alt-J, in 2014.
What is Jungle's touring schedule like?
No matter where you live in the world, there is a good chance that Jungle will be coming to a venue near you. It is known to play tier 1 venues in cities all over the United States, Canada and Europe. On top of that, it makes stops at some of the biggest festivals in the world during festival season, including Glastonbury Festival and South by Southwest.
Has Jungle won any awards?
Throughout its career, Jungle has been nominated for and won awards for its recordings. For its debut release, it received the Mercury Prize, an annual award given to the best release in the United Kingdom that year. It also won an NME award in 2014 for having one of the Top 50 tracks of the year.
Does Jungle tour with live musicians?
The two main members of the group are the founding duo, Tom McFarland and Josh Lloyd-Watson. The duo's live show also consists of a live band on top of its tracks. The live band varies from tour to tour but usually consists of two backup singers, a percussionist, a drummer, keyboards, a guitarist and bassist.
What are some of Jungle's most popular songs?
During Jungle concerts, the band plays all of its most popular songs. This includes "Busy Earnin,'" "Time," "The Heat" and "Heavy, California." Each of these songs has charted in multiple countries around the world. The most popular song in their catalog is "Busy Earnin'," which peaked at No. 19 on the UK Indie charts.