Fingers entwined and eyes locked in an impromptu pact at a train station, young girls Lucie Vano and Gloria Jung made a promise to each other and themselves. They would make it as musicians.
Lead singer Gloria Jung, with her smooth vocals and effortless riffs, is a soul-wrenching testament to her music idols Etta James and Amy Winehouse. With heavy influencers Damien Rice and John Mayer, guitarist Lucie Vano is a Jekyll and Hyde of hip swaying blues and acoustic sounds. Bassist Wallis Prophet has more rhythm and swagger than one person should legally be allowed to possess. Add violinist Ella Moeck who is able to replicate a melody by ear and harmonise like fish can swim and you’ve got the full band... for now.
In 2012, Gloria and Lucie, originally from Sydney’s west, couldn't help but mix it up a bit. Not just in the traditional “move everyone to Melbourne, get short hair cuts, a pair of second hand shoes and hope to run into someone from Triple J on the street.” No, they've already got the style and online shopping addictions, they don't need to live in Brunswick to have that. Nope, they're doing things a little differently. Juno's moved to Adelaide and are dedicated to making the town their own.
After releasing their debut EP Many Places in 2012 Juno are on a trail-blazing roll. After slamming it out in the studio, Juno fans can now check out their new single ‘Balloon’ and catch some head bopping live appearances this summer at Feast Festival 2013 and Fringe Festival (March-February 2014) in the lead up to the release of their second EP in early 2014.
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