Let us introduce you to Just Jack. A musical maverick, talented DJ and sparkling wordsmith, this North London native is one of the UK's most strikingly original artists. Fresh from Wireless festival and special guest to Money Mark next month, he releases his fantastic, hook-laden single -
'Writer's Block' on Mercury Records, October 9th.
Click here to watch the amazing new video from Just Jack, 'Writers Block' released on 9th October 2006
Taken from his forthcoming LP 'Overtones' - due early 2007 - the infectious new track is written by Just Jack, AKA Jack Allsopp, and is one of the LPs many, many highlights. Neither bound by musical restrictions nor the notional idea of cool, he's taken the sum of his individual influences and turned them into a unique, genre-hopping sound.the sound of Just Jack.
Produced by Jack with Jay Reynolds, who co-produced his critically acclaimed 2003 debut 'The Outer Marker', the new album is an intoxicating, irrepressible combination of hip-hop, disco, house and funk. Infused with Jack's bright charismatic snap and lyrical spin, it's just shamelessly good music.
While he fits into the new school of British storytelling, his music isn't ashamed to wear its party heart on its sleeve. Just Jack isn't angsty or self-regarding. He knows that a delicious, sly groove is the best way to access the soul.
"Is it wrong to call what I do interesting pop?" he says. Nope, Jack. It sounds Just about right.
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