Daniel Johns

Submitted by on Oct 1, 2015

Daniel Johns

He started playing the piano at 8 years old. And in 12 years, an aspiring musician has already formed his first band. It was called «Innocent Criminals». Daniel got the role of a singer and guitarist.

Author: Light Konfetkina

Daniel Jones, born April 22, 1979 in Australia. He is the frontman of the musical group «Silverchair».

Daniel was born and raised in Newcastle. In his youth, Daniel was interested in informal music. He began to experiment with different musical styles, but eventually came to the “grunge” and the rock.

He started playing the piano at 8 years old. And in 12 years, an aspiring musician has already formed his first band. It was called «Innocent Criminals». Daniel got the role of a singer and guitarist.

Jones and his friends aroused great interest among many well-known musical figures. They were bright and immediate. Jones, along with «Innocent Criminals» participated in many Australian music competitions.

In 1994, the record company «Murmur Records» invited the musician to record a few songs on professional equipment. So there was a song «Tomorrow», which became popular in Australia.

Once debut on the professional music scene group «Innocent Criminals» decided to change its name to «Silverchair». In 1995, they recorded their debut album «Frogstomp», the main focus of which was the “grunge».

The next bright group hit was the song «Pure Massacre». It was a huge success and made a debut CD of musicians among the most sold in Australia.

Daniel became frontman «Silverchair». He was a real idea generator that is what turned a simple Australian schoolboys real stars.

Once the conquest of Australia, the band went into a grand tour of the United States. At the time of their albums already to be found in any prestigious music store.

In 1997, the band released the album «Freak Show». In the same year, Jones decides to live apart from his family. Musician hard worried “had fallen” on his success, the consequence was a deep depression, because of which he almost did not get to the hospital bed.

Daniel toured constantly. During this time he has lost much weight. Some even began to say that the musician is abusing drugs. But after the announcement of Jones it became known that he was suffering from anorexia caused by listening to your own music.

In 2003, Jones began a collaboration with musician Paul Mac. And the last album, created with «Silverchair», called «Young Modern».

At the moment, the musician is actively engaged in creative work. He is full of energy and new ideas.

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