Single Cover Courtesy of Big Machine Records
NASHVILLE, TN (March 6, 2020) – MULTI-PLATINUM Pop duo Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine unveil their new single “Want You Back,” today via Big Machine Records. LISTEN NOW. ExJ recently previewed the track for passersby at Rockefeller Center in New York City for Subway Creatures’ performance series – watch here. The hook-filled, captivating new track comes hot on the heels of their recent JUNO Award nominations for Group of the Year and Pop Album of the Year– a nod to their debut EP 8:47.
“We’re excited to release a track that showcases our brighter, more fun side; one that will get people dancing,” shared ExJ. “Our goal with ‘Want You Back’ was to write a song that felt like confetti popping off, and we can’t wait for everyone to hear the result!”
Following a string of WE Day concerts, the SOCAN Pop Music Award winnersare set to make a number of appearances during the 2020 JUNO Week festivities in Saskatoon, Canada including a coveted slot as part of the JUNO Songwriter’s Circle series and a performance at the biggest fan event of the weekend – JUNO Fan Fare. ExJ will then head to Austin, Texas for multiple appearances at SXSW Music Festival before hopping across the pond for notable appearances at The Great Escape in the UK and Germany’s legendary Reeperbahn Festival.
ExJ | SXSW APPEARANCES
March 17 | 6:00P–6:40P CT // Second Play Stage @ W Hotel
March 19 | 12:00A–12:40A CT // 18th Over Austin at Hilton Garden Inn
March 20 | 12:00A–12:40A CT // The Venue presented by DISCO / Roologic
The iHeartRadio MMVA Best New Canadian Artistwinners produce, write, and play on all of their songs – melding the three skills into genre-blurring, emotionally impactful experiences unlike any other, striving to create moods and worlds through highly eclectic, surreal musical moments. Their first pair of JUNO Award nominations came shortly after the release of 8:47 in 2019, with nods in the Breakthrough Group of the Year and JUNO Fan Choicecategories.
Featuring seven self-penned tracks including the CRIA 2X PLATINUM-certified chart-topper “Ain’t Easy,” and CRIA GOLD-certified “Better Off,” in addition to Top 10 hit “You,”8:47showcased the award-winning pairs delicate marriage of exploratory musical styles and palpable emotional play. Soon after, ExJ delivered a fresh take on their inventive sound, offering a trio of tracks – “White Rice”, “I’m Yours” and “Taste” – dubbed “a welcome change of pace for the duo that hints at a new and exciting direction that we can’t wait to hear more of” by CBCMusic.
With over 60 million collective streams and one million Shazam’s of their songs worldwide, ExJ is comprised of instrumentalist/composer Elijah Woods, “churning out endlessly inventive hooks” (Ottawa Citizen), and lyricist/vocalist Jamie Fine, whose “vocal delivery bores the influence of artists from Alanis to Adele” (Ottawa Citizen). ExJ strive to remain true to a vision that deviates from the mainstream, bringing full-sized moments and their kinetic energy to the forefront, one genre-defying hit at a time. For more information and more, please visit EWxJF.com.