The Jesus and Mary Chain

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The chart success of the Jesus and Mary Chain was virtually nonexistent, but their artistic impact was incalculable. The Scottish group made the world safe for white noise, orchestrating a sound dense in squalling feedback that served as an inspiration to My Bloody Valentine and Dinosaur Jr. Though the supporting players drifted in and out, the heart of the Mary Chain remained vocalists and guitarists William and Jim Reid, brothers heavily influenced not only by underground legends like the Velvet Underground and the Stooges but also by the sonic grandeur and pop savvy of Phil Spector and Brian Wilson. These two polarized aesthetics converged. Equal parts formless guitar distortion and bubblegum, their sound celebrated pop conventions and thoroughly subverted them

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Songs

Sometimes Always

Head On

Just Like Honey

Happy When It Rains

Notable

  • The band recorded twelve top 40 singles and two top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart.
  • Their biggest commercial success domestically was their second album, "Darklands," which reached No. 5 on the UK Albums Chart in 1987 and included the hit single "April Skies."
  • The third album, "Automatic" (1989), featured their first charting US singles, "Blues from a Gun" and "Head On.
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Hi. We are Jay Siegan Presents. We are the talent liaisons that curate, ideate, and connect you to the right artists to transform special events into experiences of a lifetime. Our roots are those of musicologists and culture hawks, deeply embedded in the living performing arts. This is the foundation of our work, the soul of our business, and what we've been doing for over 25 years. We have the capacity and capability to bring any artist from anywhere in the world to your event. 

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