Janet Gardner and Justin James Release New Song “85”

April 27, 2023

Rock artists Janet Gardner and Justin James have released “85,” the second song from their upcoming album, No Strings. True to its name, “85” conjures up memories of ‘80s rock anthems, featuring catchy guitar hooks and a driving rhythm that pair well with Gardner’s vocals.

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Gardner and James have also released the video for “85.” Directed by Tyler Walter and filmed at the Vixen Theatre in McHenry, IL, this video showcases a dynamic performance that makes viewers feel as if they are in the crowd, seeing the rock duo perform live.

The full album No Strings will be available on June 9, 2023, on Pavement Entertainment in the US and Canada. Fans can pre-order a special bundle, which features a CD, a hand signed photo from Gardner and James, and a limited edition t-shirt.

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Audiences outside of North America can pick up the album through Frontiers Music.

Pre-save/pre-order No Strings here:

Known for being the lead vocalist of the legendary female rock band, Vixen, Janet Gardner’s powerful vocals propelled Vixen to the top of the Billboard charts with crossover hits “Edge of a Broken Heart” and “Cryin’.” Justin James has worked as a guitarist/songwriter/producer with members of Staind, Collective Soul, and Tyketto. Together, Gardner and James have penned a collection of emotionally charged songs with gritty grooves, infectious hooks, and inspired lyrics that merge hard rock influences from the last four decades.

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