by MythofRock


Oxford sextet Jody and the Jerms welcome in the summer with a 3-minute pop classic called ‘Intuition’, arriving on a wave of rave reviews and airplay in support of their latest full-length album ‘Wonder’.

“Is it Intuition, going round and round. The silent looks between you are dragging me down” sings Jody as she tells a heartfelt story of betrayal and temptation over the Jerms’ chiming piano, jangle guitars, and more harmonies, handclaps and tambourines that you can shake a stick at.

“Intuition is about how it feels being two timed and cheated on. But also how a broken heart can soon heal, and then you look back and wonder how did I let that happen and ask ‘had I listened to my intuition, the signs were there,” explains frontwoman Jody Jeger.

‘Wonder’ (their third album to date) was produced, mixed and mastered at OX4 Sound Studio by RIDE frontman Mark Gardener, who notes, “Always happy days when Jody and the Jerms came into the studio to record ‘Wonder’. In a great way, the music and the people take me to a place and time where music and life felt easier, fresh and less complicated. There is a simple purity, real heart and soul, plus earworm catchy-as-hell tunes in all they do. Always a warm glow pleasure that never felt like hard work or ‘trying to split the atom’  when there’s absolutely no need to as soon as they start playing in the studio we’re back off to that lovely space again.”

Championed by the late Janice Long at BBC, among others, Jody and the Jerms is a collective revolving around Jody Jeger (vocals) and Niall Jeger (guitars and vocals) with other band members coming from The Anydays, who have graced the pages of NME, played with Radiohead and Supergrass, and were featured on Mark Radcliffe at BBC Radio 2.

Jody and the Jerms create endearing jangle-pop songs that are both evocative and relatable. Formed in Oxford in 2019, they have been writing, recording and performing their blend of melodic and uplifting indie/ alt rock ever since, having enjoyed national airtime on Radio X (UK), Sirius XM (USA) and RTVE (Spain), as well as BBC 6 Music, BBC Introducing, BBC Wales and BBC Ulster.  

Loaded with a healthy dose of melodic chrystallised indie pop that is heartfelt and honest, ‘Wonder’ follows the band’s ‘Flicker’ album (2022) and debut album ‘Deeper’ (2020).

As of June 2, ‘Intuition’ is available from fine music platforms, including SpotifyApple Music and Bandcamp, where the full ‘Wonder’ album is also on limited edition CD, digitally and on pretty pink vinyl. Jody and the Jerms are currently touring the UK. Tickets can be ordered at https://jodyandthejerms.com/live

June 2  BRISTOL – The Thunderbolt  @8pm
June 17 OXFORD – GLO-Fest  @7pm
June 22  BRACKNELL – The Couch  @8pm
June 29  BRIDPPORT – Clocktower Recordst  @7pm
July 2  PORLOCK/ MINEHEAD, SOMERSET – Weirfest. Porlock Weir @7pm
July 8  SUTTON SCOTNEY, WINCHESTER – Coach & Horses  @2pm
July 15  BRIDPORT – Jurassic Fields  @2:30pm
July 16  ALDERSHOT – West End Centre (for Westival)  @3pm
July 22 GUILDFORD – Guildford Beer Festival  @7pm
Aug 5  GLOUCESTER – Millwood Cam Festival  @7pm
Aug 27 REIGATE – NewMusicFestival  @7pm
Aug 31  BLANFORD – Hall & Woodhead  @7pm
Sept. 1  WALLINGFORD, OXON – BunkFest Fringe  @7pm
Sept. 16  SWINDON – Swindon Arts Centre  @9pm
Sept. 24  FARINGDON, OXFORDSHIRE – Great Barn Festival  @7:15pm


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