Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Johnny Superhero

Johnny Superhero is a 4-piece indie pop/rock outfit from Turku, Finland. The band started as a recording project between Antti (singer & guitar) and Matti (bass). Tuomas came to play the drums on a few songs they made. Eetu joined in later to play a second guitar. As their countrymen The Crash, Johnny Superhero sound melodic and fresh, but alike The Crash they are more melancholic, sad on the moments but in the same time exciting and catchy. They sing about the life and being lost, searching for the answers and a warm and safe place to settle down. Some of the influences are Nada Surf, Interpol, The Posies, Bob Hund, Pavement, The Pixies, Sonic Youth, Velvet Underground, The Mars Volta, Tool, Weezer, Radiohead, etc. In 2003 the band self-released their self-titled debut that's available for download. In 2006 the second album "Finally Nowhere" is released. The highlights from the debut are "Sunday Afternoon", "Hiway, Eyes Closed" and "Titor".

Johnny Superhero - Johnny Superhero (album)
Johnny Superhero - Lift-Offs In The End Of July (from Finally Nowhere)
Johnny Superhero - Settle Down (from Finally Nowhere)

Bonus:
Last Days Of April - Last Days Of April
Damien Rice - Delicate CDS + Triple J Like A Version [EP] + Unplayed Piano (w Lisa Hanningan)
Limbeck - Hey Everything'S Fine + Hi Everything's Great
The Premier - The Live Like You're Dying [EP]
The Working Title - Everyone Here Is Wrong [EP]
Journey - Generations
Circa Survive - Juturna
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/gvw8d
Spike Priggen - There's No Sound In Flutes
Robin Gibb - Sing Slowly Sisters
TV Neats - TV Neats
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/fl6us
Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head
James Blunt - Back To Bedlam
VA - Masters Of Hardcore 2CD
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/hdzmu
The Metaphysicians - 2 Albums
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/z2es6
James Blunt - Back To Bedlam
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/zvko7
Black Cat White Cat - OST
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/zhy9n

3 Comments:

Anonymous Lutziver said...

Thank you! I really like Johnny Superhero, don't know when I would have discovered them, if you hadn't reported on them here.
Think I'll stick with your page. Don't like Blogs though.

5:27 PM  
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6:57 PM  
Blogger ponce said...

Hey. Sorry to sound like a beggar, but can you make those two Limbeck albums available for download again? I haven't been able to find them anywhere =(

6:58 PM  

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