My Morning Jacket
Year of birth: 1998
Age: 17 years
Place of Birth: Louisville,Kentucky, United States
Citizenship: United States
MMJ: Psychedelic rockers
According to legend, Jim James, the leader of an unnamed rock band, was busy in the remains of the burned down old bar `Boot`s Bar`.Searches were unsuccessful - James found a jacket (according to another version,bathrobe strippers) embroidered with the letters `MMJ`. Three letters are turned into three words - My Morning Jacket, which served as the group`s name.
My Morning Jacket Group, predominantly indie - rock sound and an admixture of alt- country music, psychedelic rock and heavy rock music, was born in 1998, in Louisville, Kentucky (Louisville, Kentucky). Its founder was a singer, songwriter and guitarist Jim James (Jim James), whose real name is James Ollidzhis Jr.
The original composition of the My Morning Jacket also included three members of the emo - punk band Winter Death Club: Johnny Quaid; Tom Blankenship (Tom Blankenship), known as `Bicolor Tommi`; and G Glenn (J. Glenn).In May 1999 their debut album was presented, `The Tennessee Fire`, released by the label` Darla Records`.
In 2000, the team obzhilas new member, keyboardist Danny Cash. The second album, `At Dawn`, released a year later. Ji Glenn left the band, whose place on drums, Chris took Gutikov, which, in turn, in May 2002 ,she was replaced by a childhood friend, James, Patrick Hallahan (Patrick Hallahan).
My Morning Jacket has signed a contract with the label `ATO Records` in 2002. A year later released the album `It Still Moves`, followed by a mini-album` Acoustic Citsuoca`, different from the earlier works lack of reverb vocals of Jim James. In January 2004Quaid and Cash left the band, and their places were taken by Karl Bromeliads (Carl Broemel) and Bo Koster respectively. In November 2004 came two collections of previous songs My Morning Jacket, including demos, concert recordings and cover versions.Disks were named `Early Recordings Chapter 1 - The Sandworm Cometh` and ` Early Recordings Chapter 2 - Learning`.
Critically acclaimed release, `Z`, appeared in October of 2005. My Morning Jackesnyalis members in the film ` Elizabettaun` (` Elizabethtown`), where they played in the fictional band Ruckus. They performed original songs `Where to Begin` and` Same In Any Language`, invented by Nancy Wilson (Nancy Wilson) Heart of the group.
In 2006, the team visited the `Late Show with David Lettermanom` (` Late Show with David Letterman`), where she played with the Boston Pops Orchestra. In the same year it was released a double live album and DVD- Called `Okonokos`.
Writing new material, My Morning Jacket presented plate `Evil Urges` June 10, 2008 - th. Shortly before the band performed at the music festival `Bonnaroo`, where annealed for nearly four hours. Despite the pouring rain, Do not stop the first half performance, the guys played 35 songs,including numerous covers: `Tyrone` Erykah Badu (Erykah
Badu), `Cold Sweat` James Brown (James Brown),` Across 110th Street` Bobby Womack (Bobby Womack), `Home Sweet Home` glam metal band Motley Crue, and others.
In August, 2008 -first came the animated video for the song `Touch Me I`m Going to Scream Part 2`.The tour to Europe in the fall of 2008 had to be canceled because of Jim James injury that fell off the stage in Iowa City, Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa). In the same year the album `Evil Urges` was nominated for a Grammy in the category of` Best Alternative albom`.All participants of My Morning Jacket appeared in the episode `My Morning strait rubashka` animated series` American papasha` (`American Dad!`) In 2009. The series used the song `Touch Me I`m Going To Scream Part 2`, accompanied by psychedelic images that appear in the mind of Stan Smith. ThenStan enjoys another song My Morning Jacket,`I`m Amazed`, ignoring what is happening around. The episode ends with a live performance of the song `Wordless Chorus`.
At some point, My Morning Jacket had the idea to go on tour as a fictional team called The Electric Mayhem - a humorous transmission for `Mappet-shou` (` The Muppet Show`).Participants had to sing live backstage until animatronic versions of their puppet characters appeared on stage. However, the conglomerate `The Walt Disney Company`, which owns the rights to the Muppet` shou`, abandoned the project.
In 2010, My Morning Jacket performed at the NewYork musical stage `Terminal 5` - 18, 19, 21 ,22 and 23 October. Every day, the band plays one of their studio albums, plus Fringe material corresponding period of the recording of a release.
According to the release of the magazine `Rolling Stone` of 16 September of 2010, My Morning Jacket team in this period began work on their next full length. `We have done five songs -frontman Jim James said. - Probably, the record will be released next vesnoy`. The new album, `Circuital`, was presented May 31, 2011 - th.
October 12, 2010, the band performed at the `Late Show with David Lettermanom`. Then, on October 13guys, along with hip-hop group The Roots,appeared on talk show `Late Night with Jimmy Fellonom` (` Late Night with Jimmy Fallon`).
In 2013, it was announced that the team of My Morning Jacket will receive guests and act on his own music festival `One Big Holiday` at the` Hard Rock Hotel Rivera May
`In Puerto Aventuras, Mexico (Puerto Aventuras, Mexico).The event took place from 26 to 30 January 2014, with the participation of bands like The Flaming Lips, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Mariachi El Bronx.
Between 31 January and 4 February 2015, held the second of the festival `One Big Holiday`, in the same place. This time, in addition to the My Morning Jacket,his compositions performed by the group Band of Horses, Dr. Dog, The War on Drugs, Dawes, Sylvan Esso and rapper Biz Markie (Biz Markie).
In early 2015, it was announced that the band My Morning Jacket will be headlining the music festival `Boston Calling`, which was supposed to take place in May of 2015.
In early March of that year,the team presented another new album, `The Waterfall`. The first track available to listen to the release was the song `Big Decisions`.