Jet Shares Untold Stories Behind ‘Get Born’, Fame, and Aussie Rock

Jet has left an indelible mark on Australian music. Their journey from local pubs in Melbourne to international stardom is a testament to their talent, hard work, and the unmistakable energy of their music. As they celebrate 20 years of their debut album ‘Get Born’, Triple M Homegrown’s Matty O sits down with Mark Wilson and Nic Cester to delve into the band’s storied past, the making of ‘Get Born’, and what lies ahead for this iconic Australian band.

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From Melbourne’s Pubs to the World’s Stage

Jet’s origins are deeply rooted in Melbourne’s vibrant music scene. Playing gigs at iconic venues like the Duke of Windsor, Revolver, and Evelyn, the band’s raw energy and rock ‘n’ roll ethos quickly garnered a dedicated following. However, it was the release of ‘Get Born’ that catapulted them to international fame, with hits like “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” becoming anthems of the early 2000s.

The Making of ‘Get Born’: A Look Back with Mark Wilson and Nic Cester

The process behind ‘Get Born’ was both exhilarating and challenging for Jet. Recorded with renowned producer Dave Sardy in Los Angeles, the album was a labor of love and ambition. Mark and Nic share candid insights into the recording process, the anticipation of the album’s release, and how it felt to see their work receive global acclaim.

Touring Tales and Memorable Encounters

Jet’s rise to fame brought with it unforgettable experiences and hilarious encounters. From sharing rehearsal spaces with legends like KISS to making lifelong friendships with A-list comedians after a Saturday Night Live appearance, Mark and Nic reminisce about the moments that defined their careers and the lessons learned along the way.

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Celebrating Two Decades of ‘Get Born’ and Beyond

As Jet embarks on an extensive tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘Get Born’, their legacy continues to resonate with fans old and new. The tour not only commemorates their seminal album but also showcases the enduring appeal of their music. With stops in iconic pubs and intimate venues across Australia, Jet is set to reignite the passion of their early days on a new generation of listeners.

The Legacy of Jet: Inspiring a New Generation of Artists

Jet’s impact on the music industry extends far beyond their chart-topping hits and award wins. Their journey from local Melbourne band to international rock stars has inspired countless Australian artists to dream big and pursue their own paths to success. As Jet continues to tour and create new music, their legacy as trailblazers in the Australian music scene is undisputed.

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