Stealing Jane

Stealing Jane

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Combining the in-your-face energy of the Foo Fighters and Sublime, the pop sensibility of Maroon 5 and the soul of a James Brown backup band, Stealing Jane emerges from the fertile breeding ground of Long Island with a fresh new sound sure to make you move.

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Biography

Most of the six members of Stealing Jane started their musical careers in the dive bars of the North Shore of Long Island. After playing marathon length cover sets for over five years, the band reinvented itself in 2007 as an original pop-rock group. Stealing Jane left the bar scene with a strong understanding of pop music, and a vigilant desire to create something really new, and accessible to listeners of all walks of life. The smooth vocals of singer Bryce Larsen, who cites influences such as Dave Grohl, Elvis Costello, Frank Sinatra, and Stevie Wonder, combined with the alternative rock sound of the rhythm section is accented by brass to create a truly unique flavor. Stealing Jane will fit right in anywhere from top 40 stations to rock or indie.

Stealing Jane is a tireless touring machine. They created an underground sensation by making available the live recordings of every show they play. In this “Underground Series” you may find recordings of their shows from well known New York City clubs like Bowery Ballroom, Blender Theater, Highline Ballroom, The Bitter End, BB Kings, and the Knitting Factory. They’ve also performed at The Crazy Donkey (NY), Giants Stadium (NJ), Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel (RI), Crocodile Rock (PA), The Stone Pony (NJ), The Higher Ground (VT), Petrus Night Club (KY), Webster Theater (CT) among many others.

Stealing Jane has shared the stage with many well known artists such as: Ryan Cabrera, Onerepublic, The Spin Doctors, Life House, Hanson, Tower of Power, Ninedays, Antigone Rising, Pepper, Tantric, As Tall As Lions, Toots & the Maytals, Catch 22, Big D and The Kids Table, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Steel Train, State Radio, Zox, RX Bandits, The Wailers, and Eve 6 just to name a few. They pride themselves on their dedicated and loyal street team that boasts members from across the United States and beyond.

Stealing Jane has already received acclaim from high profile New York publications such as Good Times (who awarded them first place in the Long Island Music Festival) and the Inside Connection. The band has also received extensive radio play in over fifteen states and were also featured with an on air interview with XM radio’s Opie and Anthony during which their single "Heartbreaker" was played and reviewed. The song received much positive response from the often harshly critical audience of the show.

Stealing Jane is a band that is on its way to the top. They have created a sound that is unique to the music industry today, and their hard work is paying off.

Colleges Stealing Jane has performed

Hofstra University (NY)
Five Towns College (NY)
CW Post College (NY)
ST. Joseph College (CT)
UMass Lowell (MA)
Umass Dartmouth (MA)
Monmouth University (NJ)
Montclair State University (NJ)
New York Institute of Technical (NY)
North Eastern University (MA)
New Heaven College (CT)
University of Florida (FL)
Wagner College (NY)
Union College (NY)
Framingham State College (MA)
Husson College (ME)
Plymouth State University (NH)
Roger Williams University (RI)
University Of Vermont (VT)
University of New England (ME)
Central Connecticut State University (CT)
Assumption College (MA)
Elmira College (NY)

Conferences and Festivals Stealing Jane has attended/ will be attending

Millennium Music Conference (2005) - Showcase
Millennium Music Conference (2006) – Showcase
Millennium Music Conference (2007) – Showcase
Millennium Music Conference (2008) - Showcase
Atlantis Music Conference (2007) – Showcase
Vans Warped Tour (August 2007) – Performed on Ernie Ball Stage

Lyrics

Outside

Written By: Stealing Jane

You're on the outside!
You're on the outside!

We're moving too fast, for this to last
You tell me to relax, but I'm bracing for the crash
And I don't buy it, You're not in love.
I'm not the one you've been dreaming of.

CHORUS:
Well it's too late, and I won't change my mind
Because I'm tired of chasing something that is just not mine,
And I'm closing all my doors to you in record time, and
You're on the outside.
You're on the outside.

So what is his name?
Did you not think that I knew we were playing this game?
I was infatuated, but I'm not blind...
All the crazy excuses just to find the time,

--CHORUS--

Parasite

Written By: Stealing Jane

I sympathize with a parasite, cause I know how it feels to hurt the one you love.
I sympathize with a cancer, cause I know how it feels to be hated where you live.
I sympathize with a parasite, how many bodies do I need to break before I learn to live alone.

I can’t bear the pain that I know I’ve caused
And this guilt inside me grows till it’s all I’ve got.
Believe me when I say that I love you more than I love myself
I just can’t stand, to hurt you, but I know I won’t survive on my own.

You need to realize that the parasite, in your case, seems to be the one you love
And I can’t help but hurt you, see it’s all I am, the kind of thing that’s written in my blood.
And you’re not the first I’ve tortured, but how many bodies do I need to break before I learn to live alone.

I can’t bear the pain that I know I’ve caused
And this guilt inside me grows till it’s all I’ve got.
Believe me when I say that I love you more than I love myself
I just can’t stand, to hurt you, but I know I wont survive on my own.

Mess

Written By: Stealing Jane

I’m such a mess, I don’t know how you can stand it.
I should have guessed you’d have ended it.
I’m Such a mess, I can’t give you life like you planned it.
I should just let you move on with it.

Cause I just can’t seem to keep from letting you down.
And I don’t pretend to know why you’re still around.
Oh the better part of me wants to relieve you of this misery,
But I know that I won’t close that door.

I’m such a mess, I don’t know how you can stand it.
I’m Such a mess, I can’t give you life like you planned it.

I’m such a mess, I don’t know how you defend me,
I would make such a great enemy.
I’m such a mess I’ll waste your life with my dreaming,
I’ll let your love fall between the seams

And when you get old and time is running you down,
I’ll be behind you with my head still in the clouds
The better part of me wants to save you from that future me,
But I know that I won’t close that door.

I’m such a mess, I don’t know how you can stand it.
I’m Such a mess, I can’t give you life like you planned it.

Discography

The Signal - (2009)
Say Something - (2007)

Set List

Parasite
Calamity
Pokerface
Outside
You Let It Die
Disappear
The Devil In New York
These Streets
Crash and Burn
Don’t Waste My Time
Heartbreaker
More
Take it Easy
This is Goodbye
Better Things
Bare feet
Sucker
All My Moments
The Rain
So Many Years
Mess
Same Page
Life Support
We Could Take the World On
Dead Sure
Boys of Summer (Don Henley)
Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles)
Open Up (Dispatch)

General Set Length: 10-12 songs, about 45 minutes