Nom civil:
Jack Allsopp
Profil:
Born in North London, Allsopp grew up listening to dance music including breakdance, electro hip hop and house. An amateur breakdancer at eight, he started DJing at the age of 15 and he soon became submerged in DJ culture and UK garage.
After completing a degree in Furniture Design at Kingston University, he enrolled on a community music production course, so that he can better his awareness of sampling and its potential for use. He went on to practice on perfecting his sound by night and to take on a series of jobs by day.
Allsopp's debut album, titled The Outer Marker and released in 2002 by the independent label RGR Records, was a collection of songs about modern life, relationships, and the pressures of social situations. The album spawned three singles "Paradise (Lost & Found)", "Snowflakes" and "Triple Tone Eyes".
He did not gain fame until 2007, following his TV debut on BBC2's Later with Jools Holland, and then on the Channel 4 show The Friday Night Project, where he performed the single "Starz In Their Eyes", which reached No.2 in the UK Singles Chart; the following three singles didn't make the top thirty. "Starz In Their Eyes" was also featured in the Dolce & Gabbana Summer 2008 fashion show. Kylie Minogue also did a collaboration with him, "I Talk Too Much", for the American release of his Overtones album.
His third album, titled All Night Cinema, released in 2009, was preceded by first single "Embers", which had its premiere on BBC Radio 1 on 12 January 2009 and second single "The Day I Died", which became Jack's second highest charting single on the UK Singles Chart. Both singles peaked inside the top 20. The original choice for second single was "Doctor Doctor" but the single release was subsequently postponed.
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none Just Jack - SBC : 02 Student Buzz Chart - Nothing Fresher (Autumn 2002) illustration d'album Various Snowflakes Various - SBC : 02 Student Buzz Chart - Nothing Fresher (Autumn 2002)(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Upshot none UK 2002 Vendre cette version
none Just Jack - 19 CD  Pure Party illustration d'album Various Triple Tone Eyes Various - 19 CD Pure Party(CD, Comp, Promo) Upfront none UK 2003 Vendre cette version
AUDIA3CD Just Jack - New Attitude New Music illustration d'album Various Heartburn Various - New Attitude New Music(CD, Comp, Enh, Promo) Affinity Music, Audi (2) AUDIA3CD 2003 Vendre cette version
CSP049 Just Jack - The Cornerstone Player 049 illustration d'album Various Snowflakes (Cured By Temple Of Jay) Various - The Cornerstone Player 049(2xCD, Comp, Promo + DVD) Cornerstone Promotion CSP049 US 2003 Vendre cette version
none Just Jack - Promo Only // Alternative Club April 2004 illustration d'album Various Snowflakes (Cured By The Temple Of Jay Mix) Various - Promo Only // Alternative Club April 2004(CD, Comp, Promo) Promo Only none US 2004 Vendre cette version
RRCSW0504 Just Jack - W Hotels: Warmth Of Cool_Overture illustration d'album Various Snowflakes Various - W Hotels: Warmth Of Cool_Overture(CD, Comp, Dig) Rock River RRCSW0504 US 2005 Vendre cette version
POUUB0906 Just Jack - Promo Only UK Underground Beats: September 2006 illustration d'album Various Writer's Block (Original Mix) Various - Promo Only UK Underground Beats: September 2006(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Promo Only POUUB0906 UK & US 2006 Vendre cette version
984 4459 Just Jack - NME Presents The Essential Bands illustration d'album Various Writer's Block Various - NME Presents The Essential Bands(2xCD, Comp) Universal Music TV, New Musical Express 984 4459 UK 2006 Vendre cette version
Just Jack - Radio 1 Established 1967 illustration d'album Various Lovefool Various - Radio 1 Established 1967 (Comp) Universal Music TV UK 2007 Vendre cette version
Just Jack - XBox Soundtracks Presents Start illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes Various - XBox Soundtracks Presents Start (Comp) Universal Europe 2007 Vendre cette version
Just Jack - Disco Estrella Vol. 10 illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes Various - Disco Estrella Vol. 10 (Comp) Vale Music Spain 2007 Vendre cette version
Just Jack - Mainstation 2007 illustration d'album DJ Antoine Writers Block (Thomas Gold Remix) DJ Antoine - Mainstation 2007 (Comp) Muve Recordings Switzerland 2007 Vendre cette version
Just Jack - Hit Mania Estate 2007 illustration d'album Various Starz In The Eyes Various - Hit Mania Estate 2007 (Comp) Hit Mania Italy 2007 Vendre cette version
704U Just Jack - Radioplay - Euro Express - 704U - January 12, 2007 illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes Various - Radioplay - Euro Express - 704U - January 12, 2007(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Radioplay, Euro Express 704U US 2007 Vendre cette version
9849579 Just Jack - Striscia La Compilation 2007 illustration d'album Various Stars In Their Eyes Various - Striscia La Compilation 2007(CD, Comp + DVD-V) Universal Music Group 9849579 Italy 2007 Vendre cette version
253W, 253B Just Jack - Mastermix Issue 253 illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes Various - Mastermix Issue 253(2xCD, Comp, P/Mixed, Promo) Music Factory, Music Factory 253W, 253B UK 2007 Vendre cette version
PROMO - 769 Various Writers Block (Seamus Haji Big Love Remix) Various - July 2007 Part 1(CD, Comp, Ltd, Promo) Dee Jay Mix Club PROMO - 769 Poland 2007 Vendre cette version
06007 5305803 9 Just Jack - All The Hits 2008 illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes Various - All The Hits 2008(2xCD, Comp) Universal Music Greece 06007 5305803 9 Greece 2007 Vendre cette version
5300589 Just Jack - Festivalbar 2007 - Compilation Rossa illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes Various - Festivalbar 2007 - Compilation Rossa(CD, Comp) Universal Music 5300589 Italy 2007 Vendre cette version
0946 391143 2 0 Just Jack - Früehlig 2007 - DRS 3 Hitparade illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes Various - Früehlig 2007 - DRS 3 Hitparade(CD, Comp) EMI 0946 391143 2 0 Switzerland 2007 Vendre cette version
88697099492 Just Jack - Hit Connection 2007.2 illustration d'album Various Starz In The Eyes Various - Hit Connection 2007.2(CD, Comp) Sony BMG Music Entertainment 88697099492 Belgium 2007 Vendre cette version
D1101 Just Jack - Dance : September 07 illustration d'album Various No Time (Wideboys Club Mix) Various - Dance : September 07(2xCD, Comp, Promo) CD Pool D1101 UK 2007 Vendre cette version
9848663 Just Jack - Smashed! New Generation Rock & Indie Disco illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes Various - Smashed! New Generation Rock & Indie Disco(2xCD, Comp) Universal Music TV 9848663 UK 2007 Vendre cette version
0602498497463 Just Jack - Pacha Ibiza 2007 illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyes (Ashley Beadle's Saturday Night Vocal Mix) Various - Pacha Ibiza 2007(CD, Comp + DVD-V, PAL, Dol) Pacha Recordings, Universal Music Group, Vale Music 0602498497463 Spain 2007 Vendre cette version
88697106932 Just Jack - Hot Hits & Cool Tracks 2 illustration d'album Various Starz In Their Eyez Various - Hot Hits & Cool Tracks 2(2xCD, Comp) NOW Music (4) 88697106932 Denmark 2007 Vendre cette version

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10 juin 2013
edité about 1 year ago
I wonder why has no one written a couple of lines about this guy yet.. His music is pretty fantastic.
I came across his songs when I was, I guess, a 9th grade schoolboy. good ol' times! I've been participating in a bunch of English language olympiades at this time. Needless to say, while preapring to them in the evening, his songs playing in my headphones with sharp and beautiful lyrics reflecting our life and things which are important to everybody involved me much more than endless grammar tests with their dead language. I'm obliged to Jack - he showed me the beauty of his native language and planted the love to it in me. I was literally studying his lyrics instead of my homework. Moreover, some lines even helped me to do speaking parts on the olympiades / write essays. :)

Apart from the lyrical thing, the musical component is very qualitative. I don't really care if he's the main producer or Jay Reynolds but what I know for sure is that Jack takes part in this and produces some elements. that's important for me when speaking about music with lyrics/voice, otherwise [if the artist just sings on a record and his name is solely represented on the cover] its 99% shit insipid pop-product, I bet ya. What I love about his music is that its really diverse (which, again, is pretty rare for song-structured music) spanning from synth-pop and hip-hop to disco and kind of ballad flavoured with lush string arrangements and clever use of samples..
Personal favourites: Deep Thrills, Lost, All Night Cinema, Triple Tone Eyes, Goth In The Disco, Aint Too Sad, Snapshot Memories..

At the moment, there are good news for his fans - although not mentioned on Discogs, new EP "Rough/Ready" was released for free not so long ago. It would be interesting where his path will lead him. Maybe he'll make some instrumental and experimental tracks.. like.. ambient hip-hop? :D Why not? I think it's pretty possible in his case.

Jack, if you're reading this, keep it up man. You're the best. So are your hilarious facebook photos! :D

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