GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominated Colombian Reggae band, Locos Por Juana, premiere the new title track and video from their upcoming reggae album, “Crazy for Jane,” with GRAMMY® nominated band Common Kings. “Crazy for Jane” is available on all digital and streaming platforms.
Locos por Juana is due to release their new album titled, “Crazy for Jane,” later this year. Going back to their roots and musical influences, Locos por Juana created a pure, fun reggae album inspired by reggae legends Bob Marley, Freddie McGregor, Israel Vibration, and others. Itawe, the band leader, expresses, “We got into the reggae vibes! Locos has always done fusions of reggae, but this time around we wanted to keep it pure.”
On the collaboration with Common Kings on the new single, “Crazy for Jane”, the band’s unanimous reaction is: “ It was an amazing experience to collaborate with Common Kings. Their South Pacific roots and West Coast style reggae has such a great feel, and their energy and sound has such a connection with our music. We instantly became brothers.” Common Kings adds, “It was an honor to get a call from Locos por Juana to add some SoCal vibes to their fire track!!”
The upcoming release “Crazy for Jane,” will be accompanied with a video directed by Fred Vogel, and produced by Tony González, Julien Díaz and Fred Vogel. Set against the backdrop of beautiful Miami, Locos por Juana’s hometown, the new video captures the freedom and good feelings exuded by both artists and highlighting the song’s surfing reggae vibes. The band reflects, “Crazy for Jane is a playful love song dedicated to the person or thing(s) that makes us go Crazy!!!”
The highly anticipated forthcoming album, “Crazy for Jane,” was recorded at Studio 26 in Miami. Signed to the Rock the Moon label, Locos por Juana has always written and produced their own music and, in a music industry that has continuously been focused on urban genres, they represent an alternative genre of Latin and Reggae Music that cannot be boxed in by labels. With their signature, high-energy style, the band has amassed a cult following, Locos has been touring non-stop throughout the United States, and is gearing up to release their new reggae album, “Crazy for Jane,” later this year.
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Executive Producers: Tony Gonzalez & Julien Diaz Director
Producer: Fred Vogel
Director of Photography: Andres Ramirez
Editors: Daniel Mendoza & David Estrada
About Locos por Juana: Locos por Juana is a GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominated bilingual band, most notably recognized for their high energy live performances and unique fusion of reggae, funk, cumbia, salsa, and rock. The band, featuring Itawe Correa as its charismatic lead vocalist, talented guitarist Mark Kondrat, innovative drummer Javier Delgado, and electrifying bass player David Pransky, write and produce all of their own music. Voted Best Latin Band in 2017 by Miami New Times, LPJ’s sound is a hybrid that incorporates the sounds of their heritage and upbringing. Correa and Delgado were born in Colombia, Miami native, Kondrat, is of Colombian descent and Pransky hails from Vermont. Colombian sounds such as Cumbia and Champeta, along with the Afro-Colombian rhythms, Mapale and Chande are integral to their sound, as are musical influences from Miami and the Caribbean islands including Reggae, Raggamufin, Dub, Hip-Hop, Rock and Funk; all of these influences have lead to a fusion that Kondrat has coined as “that island swing.”