Monday, 9 November 2009
JUST A BAND LAUNCHES THEIR NEW ALBUM
Kenyan rock group Just A Band launched their sophomore album, 82 last month at the Godown Arts Centre.
The band is made up of trio Dan, Bill and Jim who met while studying at Kenyatta University.
They funded their first instrument purchase by selling Bill’s VW Combi van to a Volkswagen enthusiast.
Their debut album, Scratch to Reveal, was released on May 2008 accompanied by self-made music videos for the singles Fly, Iwinyo Piny and the popular Hey!
The song Iwinyo Piny, accompanied by a self-made animated music video, received little airplay on radio stations due to its unconventional musical style.
The band, however, gained popularity through underground channels and now they have become a musical force to reckon with.
Kiss TV and Kiss 100 sponsored the gig.
Here is one of my favourite joints from their debut album called Hey.