London duo Josh Loyd-Watson and Tom McFarland identified as J and T, formed Jungle in early 2013 having been school friends since the age of 9. As well as playing DJ sets the duo often expand into a seven-piece band for live performances. Their first London gig with the band sold out within 24hours of being on sale. Jungles self-titled debut album released in July of 2014 hit the Top 10 in the U.K. album charts and eventually being certified gold, in addition to appearing on several year-end best-of lists. The band maintained a busy touring schedule during 2015, playing festivals such as Glastonbury and Belgium's Dour Festival, in addition to sold-out concerts at large venues such as London's Brixton Academy.