Neon Jungle

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  • Neon Jungle formed in February 2013 when Shereen Cutkelvin, Amira McCarthy, Jess Plummer and Asami Zdrenka stormed through a series of auditions.
  • Neon Jungle call their fiercely loyal fans Neons and their fanbase is known as Ohana, which means “family and no-one gets left behind or forgotten.”
  • Neon Jungle took their name from a song they released as a single called ‘Welcome To The Jungle’. When explaining their name the girls once said “We do like our bright colours but not to the extent when it’s like fluorescent; Neon Jungle is more about vibrant personalities rather than colours.”
  • The girls have BIG ambitions – according to Amira, they want to match the success of The Spice Girls!
  • There are ten chihuahuas in Neon Jungle’s debut video ‘Trouble’.
  • If they could be a jungle animal, Shereen says she’d like to be a panther, Jess would be a lion, Amira would be a panda and Asami would like to be a chimpanzee.
  • The girls have very closely related pet hates! Amira doesn’t like people without a sense a humour, Asami is irked by slow walkers, Jess hates human traffic and Shereen gets annoyed when anyone eats something crunchy right in her ear!
  • When asked about their own worst habits, Amira admits she often finishes people’s sentences for them. Asami sometimes eats raw pasta, Jess swears a lot although she says she “needs to cut it down because it gets me into trouble”, while when Shereen was younger she used to scratch her nails down walls to annoy people!
  • The girls would describe Neon Jungle as chaotic and mayhem.
  • In November 2013, Neon Jungle were personally invited to perform at the world-famous Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York where they rubbed shoulders with Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy! This performance was viewed by 10 million Americans and was broadcast to over 180 countries across the globe.
  • Neon Jungle’s dream collaborators would be Pharrell Williams and Major Lazer.
  • Neon Jungle supported Jessie J in October 2013 on her sold-out UK tour.
  • At Neon Jungle’s first ever arena gig, Shereen and Asami were so overcome with emotion they started to cry before they went on stage.
  • The group have recorded acoustic cover videos for YouTube of songs including Lorde’s ‘Royals’, Britney Spears’ ‘Work B****’, The Vamps’ ‘Can We Dance’, Miley Cyrus’ ‘We Can’t Stop’ and Pharrell’s ‘Happy’.


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