The Superjesus reform: “We’ve got ten years of pent up rock n roll energy to unleash!!!!!!!!”
have reformed and announced a “one-off” return show in their hometown of Adelaide to coincide with frontwoman Sarah McLeod’s 35th birthday.
The Jet Age line-up of the band – McLeod, Tim Henwood, Stuart Rudd, and Paul Berryman – will hit the stage at Adelaide’s The Governor Hindmarsh on February 1, 2013. According to an all caps post on McLeod’s Facebook wall “AT THE MOMENT ITS FOR A ONE OF SHOW IN ADELAIDE, THEN WHO KNOWS”. The group has also launched a new official Facebook page claiming that they have “ten years of pent up rock n roll energy to unleash!!!!!!!!”
As the film clip to McLeod’s solo cover of ‘Dancing in the Dark’ repeatedly pointed out, throughout their 10-year career Superjesus won a collection of ARIA awards for their three albums – 1998’s Sumo, 2000’s Jet Age and their 2003 swansong Rock Music.
The band went on hiatus in 2004 following their split with Warner Music. Since the split McLeod has released a solo album (2005’s Beauty Was a Tiger), tried to launch a career in dance music and formed the band who released their debut album last year. Guitarist Tim Henwood has played with Rogue Traders and , while Paul Berryman was a member of Faker from 2003-08.
The Superjesus reunion:
Friday, February 1 – The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Tickets on sale Friday, November 30