Jayce is Big in Japan and is now taking on India.A MUSICIAN from South Wales South Wales south n → sud m du Pays de Galles has developed cult status in India after thousands of fans flocked to see him.
Multi-talented Jayce Lewis Jayce Lewis (born 1978) is the drummer of Welsh Rock/Alternative Act Losing Sun. has just returned from sell-out gigs in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.
The 25-year-old, from Kenfig Hill, near Bridgend, is known to the Echo after signing up with EMI (ElectroMagnetic Interference) An electrical disturbance in a system due to natural phenomena, low-frequency waves from electromechanical devices or high-frequency waves (RFI) from chips and other electronic devices. Allowable limits are governed by the FCC. .
He became a hit in Japan in September when his new single Icon topped the charts on music channel VH1.
But after rave reviews, the former drummer is now hot property across Asia.
"When I was in India, there wasn't a place where I wasn't recognised," he said. "It was bigger than I thought, and even when I was leaving the country the guy checking my passport knew who I was. It was phenomenal."
Jayce was treated to five-star accommodation and given a "royal welcome" wherever he went. Not even his formidable management team, of music mogul Martin O'Shea and Star Wars actor Dave Prowse, could eclipse his own media frenzy.
High-profile interviews with the Deccan Chronicle, Sakal Times, New Indian Express and Mumbai Mirror Mumbai Mirror is a compact newspaper in the city of Mumbai. Its first issue was published on 2005-05-30 by the Times Group, the publishers of The Times of India newspaper. were testament to his popularity.
"Whenever I turned up at a new venue, I'd get dragged next door for hours of press," said Jayce, who plays every chord on his debut album Chapter. "India's a very musical country and it's cool they have a sincere interest and passion for what it is you're doing. We crammed so much into two weeks and they're already working to get me back."
Jayce is no stranger to the world of celebrity, and recently appeared in a television documentary with close friend Joe Calzaghe.
He features on Asia's fastest-selling compilation CD - with the likes of Justin Timberlake - and is set to star in a one-off show from the BBC BBC
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Producers are keen to chronicle his meteoric me·te·or·ic
1. Of, relating to, or formed by a meteoroid.
2. Of or relating to the earth's atmosphere.
3. rise to fame at home in Wales Wales, Welsh Cymru, western peninsula and political division (principality) of Great Britain (1991 pop. 2,798,200), 8,016 sq mi (20,761 sq km), west of England; politically united with England since 1536. The capital is Cardiff. .
His breakthrough solo single first evolved at home in Kenfig Hill. Without a studio to record in, the musician captured sounds on his mobile phone. The finished product is released on YouTube this week, and available as a digital download from December 13. Visit www.myspace.com/jaycelewismusic for details.
Kenfig Hill musician Jayce Lewis