Just Jinger officially formed in 1996 and after gaining a reputation as an amazing live act, the band recorded their first album called 'All Comes Round'. The day before the album was released, they supported Def Leppard and won the hearts of 45 000 cheering fans.
'All Comes Round' flew off the shelves, becoming the biggest selling rock album in South African history and the band experienced unheard of chart success, including several "top 5" radio singles. They suddenly found themselves drawing huge audiences, sometimes in excess of 10 000 people... which had usually only happened before at festivals, not for one band!
Not wasting a moment, the band entered the studio to record the second album titled 'Something For Now' which went gold 3 weeks after its release and platinum shortly after, providing four "top 5" radio singles. The guys then focused their efforts on gaining more fans by hitting the road and touring extensively within their home country and abroad (Germany, Australia, Canada, NY and the UK). It was during this period that they toured with acts such as U2, Crash Test Dummies, Toto and co-headlined with Hootie and the Blowfish, Skunk Anansie, Stevie Won...
|years active||1996 – present|
|country||South Africa, California, USA|
|music genre||Rock (music)|
|current members|| Art Matthews|