Tim & Jean

Tim & Jean were an Australian electro-pop duo, consisting of vocalist/keyboardist Tim Ayre and composer/songwriter/keyboardist/guitarist Jean Capotoro. The band formed in Mandurah, Western Australia after the two met at a train station in 2009. The band began by recording demo tapes in Capotorto's bedroom studio in Mandurah. After posting their music on MySpace the band entered Triple J's Unearthed High School competition for unsigned bands, which they made the finals with their track "Come Around." They were later selected by Triple J to play at Parklife Festival. ...show more

Tim & Jean were an Australian electro-pop duo, consisting of vocalist/keyboardist Tim Ayre and composer/songwriter/keyboardist/guitarist Jean Capotoro. The band formed in Mandurah, Western Australia after the two met at a train station in 2009. The band began by recording demo tapes in Capotorto's bedroom studio in Mandurah. After posting their music on MySpace the band entered Triple J's Unearthed High School competition for unsigned bands, which they made the finals with their track "Come Around." They were later selected by Triple J to play at Parklife Festival.

Prior to collaborating, both Tim and Jean had been known for performing in other musical projects. Tim coming from a musical background, at the age of 12 he was asked to play with James Morrison, a renowned jazz trumpeter and musician. Tim was also the lead singer and keys player for Mandurah band, You, Me and Ryan, with whom he toured Western Australia for two years. Jean was known for playing guitar in various rock bands around Mandurah from a young age.

In their time, the band performed at festivals such as Splendour in the Grass, Good Vibrations Festival, Future Music Festival, Falls Festival and many others. In 2010, the duo were nominated for two WAMi Awards, in the categories for 'Best Newcomer' and 'Best Commercial Pop Act'. Tim and Jean released the debut album, Like What, in April 2011. The album debuted at #12 on the ARIA Album Charts. ...show less

Albums & Singles by Tim & Jean