28 Mar '11, 9pm

Singapore fans give Jimmy Eat World a 'warm, fuzzy feeling'

There's little doubt that American rock band Jimmy Eat World has exerted a strong musical influence on alternative rock bands around the world for almost two decades. Certainly, in Singapore, indie rock bands count Jimmy Eat World as a significant inspiration (just attend any local indie rock gig and that fact will become easily apparent). Which makes Jimmy Eat World's upcoming performance at the Hard Rock Hotel at Sentosa this Friday an eagerly anticipated one. And not just by fans, too. When asked about this intense popularity, Jimmy Eat World band leader Jim Adkins recalled seeing the occasional "Come to Singapore!" request on the band's social media sites. "It's very flattering," Adkins gushed. "There are lots of bands out there whom we are fans of, and the fact that anyone else could think that way about us is flattering. We're excited. It's a warm, fuzzy feeling." Wi...

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