Meet Yonaka frontwoman Theresa Jarvis as She-Hulk song goes viral

Amber Peake September 2, 2022
Meet Yonaka frontwoman Theresa Jarvis as She-Hulk song goes viral

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She-Hulk viewers are curious to know more about the band Yonaka and its frontwoman Theresa Jarvis as their song played featured in the latest episode of the series.

As fans may have heard, one of the Brighton-based band’s tracks plays out the third episode, with the song having since gone viral across social media as fans share their love for the hit.

Its feature appears to have also sparked curiosity into the band, and its frontwoman lead vocalist Theresa Jarvis. Let’s get to know her a bit better…

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Yonaka track plays out She-Hulk latest three

For those who didn’t catch it, in the end credits of She-Hulk’s third episode Yonaka have a song cameo. 

As the credits play, Yonaka’s track Seize The Power, a choice that has been well received by fans across social media. Looper even dubbed the track to be a “perfect song to end the episode on,” as it noted how the lyrics fit well with the episode’s theme. 

Following the episode release, Yonaka shared its excitement over the song featuring on the episode’s soundtrack on Twitter. While quoting a tweet on the song’s cameo, the band wrote the show’s name into the song’s title as they tweeted: “Seize The @SheHulkOfficial.”

Seize The Power was released first as a single in January last year. It went on to feature on Yonaka’s eight-track mixtape project of the same name later that year.

The song is currently the band’s most streamed track on Spotify, as it is listed to have over 21 million plays on the music platform.

Meet Yonaka’s frontwoman Theresa Jarvis

Jarvis, who fronts Yonaka as the group’s lead vocalist, is currently 30 years old, having celebrated her latest birthday in March.

The 30-year-old singer has previously admitted to Athens Calling that some of her musical idols include the likes of both Amy Winehouse and Jeff Buckley.

In an interview with Bricks Magazine, Jarvia also shared her love of Meatloaf as she admitted she had grown up listening to the late singer’s music as he was one of her mother’s favorite artists.

She is also a Swiftie as Jarvis, and her Yonaka bandmates having previously covered Taylor Swift’s You Need To Calm Down. Reflecting on the cover moment to 1883 Magazine, Jarvis shared her appreciation for Swift as she gushed: “I love her so much.”

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Jarvis is ‘Godmother’ behind band’s name

The singer previously shared that she was behind her group’s name while chatting to Athens Calling. In the interview, she explained she was the “Godmother of the name” as she revealed opened up on its meaning. 

She continued that the band’s name Yonaka translates to mean ‘The Dead of Night’ in Japanese and reflected her discovery and exploration of a darker music style.

While Jarvis is known as the band’s frontwoman, the band also includes guitarist George Edwards, Alex Crosby on bass, and Robert Mason on drums. 

The four first crossed paths in Brighton during their studies at the BIMM Institute, but as per a band profile by Smoke And Echoes, the group hail from Kent, London, and Essex collectively. 

Yonaka formed in 2014 and went on to start releasing music in 2016 before they dropped their EP Heavy the following year. In 2018, The Guardian dubbed the group one of its bands to watch with the group having continued to rise in the world of music during its almost a decade together.

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Amber is a freelance writer on The Focus who mainly covers anything celeb, music, and entertainment related. Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Journalism from Brunel University in 2020, she has spent the last two years reporting the latest celeb news and pop culture trends across leading and national publishers. Starting her career at Express.co.uk as a showbiz reporter, Amber began contributing on The Focus in 2021. As well as her work on the site, she has also written across other GRV Media publications, including both Reality Titbit and HITC. When she's not scrolling endlessly on TikTok, you'll find Amber wrapped up in yet another DIY crafting project.