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The JAMs tease 2017 return

Mysterious posters appear in London

2017 Jan 05     
2 Bit Thugs

If the posters are to be believed, though, nothing will happen till August

Posters have appeared in London that appear to suggest The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, AKA The JAMs - essentially an early incarnation of Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty's rave-era situationist pranksters The KLF - will be making a comeback in 2017. The posters are headlined '2017: what the fuck is going on?', a reference to the band's 1987 debut album 1987: What The Fuck Is Going On?

If any readers are too young to remember The JAMs/The KLF, then this summary of their career from The Guardian should bring you up to speed. The posters, though, appear to draw a dividing line between the two acts, saying: "The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu have zero involvement with any video clips, files, recorded music, documentary productions, biographies, West End musicals or social media chatter realting to the letters K, L or F, now or at any other time over these previous 23 years."

23 years being, of course, how long it is since the JAMs' "self-imposed and self-important moratorium" began, as the poster starts out by saying. It ends with the lines: "The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu are currently at work in their light industrial unit. This work will not be made public until the 23rd of August 2017."

So we'll bring you more details when we have them, but don't hold your breath!





Tags: Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, The JAMs, The KLF, Bill Drummond, Jimmy Cauty