A 9 track adult alternative album (37m 13s) — released November 30th 2018 on Rude Health Music

Rude Health is the name that eventually stuck to the secret recording project that Jesse Wong undertook hidden away in a flat above a chicken shop. This project continued to grow during a stint of recording and touring with the Indie band Big Deal, and has now born fruit in the form of an EP, two singles and a debut album. Sonically, Rude Health bears the hallmarks of a 90s child's non-linear musical upbringing; Pop choruses contend with literary influences, whilst Grunge theatrics fight for space with a love of Hip-hop and Soul. This makes for a proud patchwork, in which fans of different genres may find common ground.

'JUVENALIA' is Rude Health's debut album; a consolidation of a year's work between Dean Street Studios and Wong's own studio space. JUVENALIA discusses the inherent rebuilding of self that is necessitated by the loss of youth and the journey into adulthood; which qualities, behaviours and rules can be held on to, and what must we leave behind? Wong writes of the struggles and contradictions one faces when forced to analyse themselves, and their position in modern society.

All songs written by Jesse Wong

Produced by Jesse Wong, Jonny Solway and John Purcell

Engineered and Mixed by Jonny Solway and John Purcell

  • Jesse Wong - Lead Vocals on all tracks, Backing Vocals on all tracks, Electric Guitars on all tracks, 12-String Guitar on all tracks except 'Dreaming of Violence', Baritone Guitar on 'Just Say the Word', Keyboards on all tracks, Bass on 'Dreaming of Violence', 'Afraid of Love', 'Valhalla' and 'Not I', Additional Programming and Percussion on 'Just 2 B Held', 'Afraid of Love', and 'Dreaming of Violence'
  • Ben Mckone - Drums on all tracks except 'Afraid of Love' and 'Dreaming of Violence'
  • James Mckone - Bass on all tracks except 'Just 2 B Held', 'Not I', Valhalla' and 'Afraid of Love'
  • Oli Marks - Guitars on all tracks except 'Just 2 B Held', 'Not I', 'Valhalla', 'Afraid of Love' and 'Dreaming of Violence'
  • John Purcell - Additional Programming and Percussion on all tracks, Glockenspiel on 'Show Me How to Be a Man'
  • Jonny Solway - Addiotional Programming and Percussion on all tracks, Bass on 'Just 2 B Held', Keyboards on 'Afraid of Love'
  • Phil Jewson - String Arrangement on 'Black and White Dreams'
  • Matilda Jones - Backing Vocals on 'Fallen Pieces'
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