SINGAPORE ORIGINALS: KING KONG JANE

SINGAPORE ORIGINALS: KING KONG JANE

30 September 2015
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King Kong Jane is an indie rock band based in Singapore. The band rose to prominence in 2007, when it was selected to perform at alternative music festival Baybeats. In 2008, King Kong Jane won nationwide band competition Powerjam, and was named Best English Local Act in The Sunday Times. Known for its energetic live performances and catchy rock tunes such as 'If It Wasn't For You' and 'Lemonade', King Kong Jane released its debut album 'Waiting For Friday' in 2011. The album was a critical and commercial success, receiving glowing reviews from the media and peaking at No.4 in the HMV album sales chart. King Kong Jane has performed at numerous events over the years, such as the Singapore Arts Festival, Mosaic Music Festival, Youth Olympic Games and Pink Dot. Notably, the band represented Singapore to perform in Jakarta for the ASEAN Youth-Cultural Exchange Festival in 2011 and made a triumphant return to Baybeats in 2012.