Let JTR Take You For A “Ride”: Watch The Boy Band’s Debut Video

Who is JTR? Well, a trio of Swedish brothers — John, Tom and Robin — who moved to Australia with their mom in 2013 and promptly auditioned X Factor. (As you do). They were successful and made it through to week six before before being eliminated. But not before winning a legion of loyal fans.

The band released their debut single “Ride” in Australia  earlier this year and it has been picked up for distribution around the globe. And for good reason. The song is equal parts Hanson and One Direction with an irresistible guitar-pop chorus. JTR dropped the video today (February 5) and it’s every bit as summery and fun as you’d expect from a Swedish/Australian boy band. Watch up top.

Do the JTR brothers have what it takes to break internationally? You be the judge in the comments below.

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