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Sunday 17 December 2017

Following Blistering Brighton Gig Jordan Allen Release Their Ode To Posh Uni Girl On A Bender

On the back of last weekend's gig at Sticky Mike's Frog Bar, in Brighton, Jordan Allen are releasing new single and firm live favourite, R.O.S.I.E.

Set at a breakneck pace with barely second to catch your breath, the effervescent new single is dedicated to a certain femme fatale with an appetite for the wilder things in life.

Recorded in Manchester and produced by David Rahad-Jones, this new studio recording has all the hallmarks of the original demo that had become a party-starting staple in their live cannon, but reworked with the tempo-upped for an added electric intensity.

Speaking about the track, Jordan said:

"R.O.S.I.E is a song about a posh girl that I met on my course at Uni who I hardly ever saw, because she was always out on mad three-day benders. 


"The first time I saw her she burst in, in this massive snow leopard coat about 45 minutes late with shades on - she'd not been to bed. 

"It's about how we eventually became mates and a few of the zany nights out we had together."

Still friends now, the real-life Rosie is set to feature on the single cover, plus a limited range of t-shirts to be sold at the band"s upcoming UK tour - a run of dates set to be the biggest shows of their career so far.

Making waves early on in 2017 with their triumphant and touching Livin' La Vida Bolton charity EP, the band also played to a 2500 sold out capacity crowd at Manchester Academy in support of northern compadres The Sherlocks, with whom they played a spate of shows together earlier this year. 

Jordan added: "We have plenty of new material to play too and some great stuff recorded for 2018, the momentum is going to be huge."


by: Mike Cobley




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