The sun is streaming down, while Auckland band Violet Highway are in a buoyant mood. We catch up with them at local haunt Maungawhau (Mt Eden to you & me)

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Having recently launched their latest recording e.p. Breathe, they match passionate lyrics with catchy melodies, together armed with new drummer Niki Vel Cruz bashing on the skins. However, the talented trio are setting their sights on “bigger things.”

Lead vocalist Jacqui Munro can certainly belt out a tune, as evident, when they performed live recently on NZ Entertainment Podcast showcasing their acoustic version of their original song Friday Nite, also from their new e.p.