J Church are an influential and distinctive post-hardcore band from San Francisco. NME once said they were 'spine scrapingly brilliant' and that they 'smile too much for their own credibility'. Tzeir singer & guitarist Lance writes for the US rag MRR and was Beck's guitarist on his last world tour. The 12 track album includesw J Church's recent single release - a cover of the ELO classic 'Turn To Stone' - which featured backing vocals from Manda from disco-punkas Bis. It was well-liked in the UK and was played mnany times by Steve Lamacq and also John Peel on BBC radio 1. J Church have toured worldwide several times and will be back to Europe later this year.