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Jale

MEMBERS:
Eve Hartling – guitar, vocals
Jennifer Pierce – guitar, vocals
Laura Stein – bass, vocals
Mike Belitsky – drums, vocals

WHERE FROM:
Halifax, Nova Scotia

WHERE NOW:
Hartling left the band in 1997 to focus on raising his family. The remaining trio formed The Vees, and released an EP on Murderecords later that year.

DATE FORMED:
1992

HOW FORMED:
They met in art school in Halifax.

HIGHLIGHT:
Their album “Dream Cake” sold 40,000 copies in the United States and Europe.

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“For most bands, it usually takes a few years and a few records to land a home at even a decent indy label. For Jale, it took all of three months.” – Heckler magazine

“Jale proves that they can make a steel guitar sound capable of felling the sturdiest pine. Better still, they’ve studied hard the art of swearing sweetly.” – Mark Beaumount, NME
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