Jack’s debut EP ‘What You Saying?’ gathered critical support across the UK as well as gaining plays in American and Australia. A side ‘Me And You’ was featured on ITV1’s This Morning television programme, whilst well known arbiter of all things cool and Welsh, Dave Owens included another of the EP tracks, ‘Drunk And Stoned’ in his Wales Online ‘Top 100 welsh songs of 2016’ playlist. Jack capped off a successful 2016 when he was voted into the Final 6 of Project: Aloft Star. In the final Jack performed in front music industry professionals including BBC Radio DJ’s Huw Stephens and Sian Anderson.
Accompanied by his band, Jack has performed in cities all over the UK including London, Cardiff, and Manchester alongside bands such as Himalayas, The Sherlocks and From The Jam. Performing at festivals such as HUB Fest, Big Cwtch Festival and Beano on the sea in Hastings, which involved iconic Britpop bands Cast, Reef and Echobelly.
Under the production guidance of Estrons producer Steffan Pringle, releases ‘In The Morning’, ‘Nothing For Anyone and ‘The Full Jonty’ were all played on BBC Radio Wales. As well as appearances on Janice Long’s show on BBC Radio Wales, ‘In The Morning’ was included on the BBC Radio Wales playlist for 4 weeks. The track also caught the attention of BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens when he broadcasted the song on his show.
In 2018 Jack went viral with his song ‘Portlife’, a Newport parody based on Blur’s hit ‘Parklife’ achieving over 100k views. Since then Jack has recorded a no holds barred, bombastic terrace anthem called ‘Like A Fever’ which has already received praise from BBC Radio Wales DJ Janice Long where she described it as ‘brilliant’. So far, the song has received plays on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music, Radio X and BBC Radio Wales and many community stations. In 2019, Jack embarked on a UK tour with national promoters This Feeling as part of their ‘Big in 2019’ LP launch which includes the aforementioned ‘Like A Fever’.
Airplay includes ITV1, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Intro Wales, BBC 6 Music, BBC Radio Wales, Radio X, Nation Radio, GTFM, MonFM, Morphe Radio, Radio Kaos Caribou, Radio Cardiff and many more community radio stations.
Jack Perrett’s tracks