The Barn

Fri 28 Jun 16:30 - 17:30


Josh Lloyd-Watson and Tom McFarland planned to stay anonymous. The Londoners planned to release Jungle records as J and T. It didn't last long. The hot combination of P-funk and danceable eighties Brit wave music (A Certain Ration, Fine Young Cannibals, Fun Boy Three) hit so hard that they were catapulted into the limelight. What started as a duo became a seven-piece band and caused a sensation in the festival summer of 2015, Rock Werchter included. After this promising start, Josh and Tom wanted to record a summer album in Los Angeles. But that ambition was only partly realised. Recorded in central London, the new album, "For Ever" (2018) is a free-wheeler, steeped in California sunshine. A cast-iron compromise.

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