Jamie Campbell Bower: tentacled “Stranger Issues” villain and . . . proficient musician? After making his season 4 debut as One/Vecna/Henry Creel, the present’s complicated but supernaturally enticing villain, Bower has turn into a fan favourite, however his appearing skills aren’t the one purpose we’re obsessed. Along with starring in common fantasy movies like “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Daybreak” and “Improbable Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” Bower can also be a talented musician who can shred a punk-rock track on the guitar or serenade a crowd together with his spectacular piano enjoying.
The “Stranger Issues” star, identified on stage as Jamie Bower, kickstarted his music profession in London in 2015 when he helped kind the English punk-rock band Counterfeit. Extra members included guitarist Sam Bower (the actor’s brother), guitarist Tristan Marmont, bassist Roland Johnson, and drummer James Craig. Because the lead singer of the band, Bower put his full vocal vary on show, going full scream in songs like “Sufficient” and letting his English accent shine via on softer punk songs like “It Will get Higher.”
The band launched their first album, “Collectively We Are Stronger,” in March 2017 and toured the US the identical 12 months. In November 2020, after placing out three EPs and singles like “It Will get Higher,” “The New Insane,” and “11:44,” which had been meant to look on a second album, Bower introduced the band’s cut up on their Instagram web page.
As a solo musician, Bower later launched extra stripped down, melancholy rock songs like “Paralysed” and “Begin the Hearth” from his 2020 EP, “Prologue.” In 2022, the singer additionally put out “Run On” feat. King Sugar and “Satan in Me,” posting the movies to his official web site, SomewhereInTheShadows.
In onscreen initiatives like “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Avenue,” Bower has demonstrated extra saccharine vocals, taking the lead on songs like “Johanna.” However a deep-dive into his rockstar music profession is simply additional proof that our obsession with the “Stranger Issues” villain is totally justified.
Watch Bower shred on guitar together with his band and listen to his greatest solo songs forward. Who is aware of, one would possibly even turn into your Vecna track and prevent from the Upside Down.