MARY JANE

MARY JANE

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MARY JANE is a multicultural band residing Riga, Latvia that consists of 4 members coming from Brazil, Russia and Latvia. Raised in different countries but on the same diet of rock the band is melting different cultures and backgrounds to make its own understanding of how rock music should sound.

Biography

*No doubt this is the most hard and powerfull Latvian rock band!* (CDBABY internet music shop)

MARY JANE is a multicultural band residing Riga, Latvia that consists of 4 members: the drummer Jayr coming all the way from Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), bassplayer Janis from Moscow (RU) and 2 guitar freaks Ernests and Raivis from Riga. Raised in different countries but on the same diet of music of Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and Pearl Jam etc. the band is melting different cultures and backgrounds to make its own understanding of how rock music should sound.

The band formed in 1995 and has always emphasized the importance of live performance. Gaining its popularity and cult following from playing gigs, mary jane has been frequently referred to as one of the best live acts in Latvia.
Their sound is a fusion of delicate and brutal melodies that intermesh seductively with heavy guitars and driving beats.

Year 2005 brought the band a nomination for the best rock album of the year at the Latvian Annual Music Awards, and distribution of Lost Innocence Vast Ego ( the only mary jane’s album so far) in iTunes and many other major internet music shops (CD Baby, eMusic, Rhapsody etc.).

Discography

Lost Innocence Vast Ego - 2004 (c) Raibais Taurenis
Following songs have radio airplay:
Gasoline, Let Me Out, Real Rock'n'Roll

Set List

Usual set is 40-50 minutes:
1. Introduction
2. Smash It
3. Salvation
4. You Pay
5. Love & Peace
6. Fall Apart
7. Let's Dance
8. Real Rock'n'roll.