Monday 16 September 2013, 11:17 | By

Approved: GJan

CMU Approved

GJan

‘Lithuanian’ and ‘popstar’ might seem like two words I’ve selected at random, if you are yet to be introduced to Lithuanian popstar GJan. Thankfully, I am here to do just that. Though it’s also entirely possible that you don’t need my help here, should you be one of the several million people who have viewed her videos on YouTube to date.

First appearing with a selection of homemade performance videos, GJan soon began releasing properly produced singles, picking up a lot of attention both at home in Lithuania and elsewhere.

Her latest single is the Katy Perry-esque ‘Need Your Love’, while the slightly darker ‘Tattoo’ takes the pace down a notch. But my personal favourite, the video for which you can see below, is her debut single ‘Not Afraid’.

You can catch GJan live at next week’s Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, and when she plays her first UK show at The Garage in London on 13 Oct.

OR READ MORE ABOUT:

  • Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams depositions made public in Blurred Lines squabble
  • Majors still pushing for Friday global release day, but more opposing voices heard
  • The Entertainment Retailers Association is even more angry than you about that U2 album
  • Bob Crewe 1930-2014
  •