The only thing as exciting as joan’s most recent EP cloudy? An epic 2.0 version! The duo has announce partly cloudy, a reimagining of the cloudy set to hit December 3rd via Photo Finish Records. The guys offered up a first taste with their vibey “want u back (chilled)” a few weeks ago, and you can listen to “cover girl (chilled)” now below.
joan (Alan Benjamin Thomas and Steven Rutherford) have spent the past three years building their musical empire, single by single – tour date by tour date (and their live shows are intoxicating! Get a little taste in the video for the original version “want u back”!) They’ve won hearts internationally by doing what they do best, bringing joy into our lives through their super unique take on alt pop that ranges seamlessly from dance party in your living room to soaring ballads infused with the sweetest hint of 90’s R&B influences.
The two first met playing a show together while in different projects and became fast friends. 2019 was a landmark year for the guys, their debut EP, “portra”, was streamed well over 50 million times. The guys spent much of the year on the road with major US and international tours supporting the likes of The Aces, Flor, MisterWives, COIN, Bloc Party and Jeremy Zucker. Fall was spent in Asia playing a 7-date run in the Philippines (alongside HONNE), followed by major festival dates in Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong. They also announced their debut headlining tour, and early 2020 saw the guys playing to sold out crowdsin every. single. market., not to mention the thousands of fans who tuned into their livestream show in August! The “cloudy” EP hit this summer to much acclaim and has been streamed well over 10 million times.