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James Share New Live Video for Politically Charged Song “Hank”

Living in Extraordinary Times Due Out August 3 via BMG

Jul 13, 2018

Beloved British veterans James released a new EP, Better Than That, back in May, and are releasing a new album, Living in Extraordinary Times, on August 3. Now they have shared a live video for single "Hank." More

James Share Video for “Coming Home (Pt.2)”

Living in Extraordinary Times Due Out August 3 via BMG

Jun 27, 2018

Beloved British veterans James released a new EP, Better Than That, back in May, and are releasing a new albumLiving in Extraordinary Times, on August 3. Now they have shared a video for "Coming Home (Pt.2)."  More

Watch Kamasi Washington, Christine and the Queens, James, and St. Vincent Perform on “Jools Holland”

James Performed Two Songs on the Show, Including Classic "Sit Down" (Plus Daniel Blumberg Performed)

Jun 05, 2018

Tonight's BBC music show Later... with Jools Holland featured several memorable music performances. Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington performed "Fists of Fury." Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier) performed her current single "Girlfriend," complete with choreography and backing dancers.  More

James Announce New Album, Share New Song “HANK”

Living in Extraordinary Times Due Out August 3

May 16, 2018

Beloved British veterans James are releasing a new EP, Better Than That, this Friday (May 18), but now they have announced a new album, Living in Extraordinary Times, and shared a new song "HANK." Living in Extraordinary Times is due out August 3.  More

Premiere: James - “Dear John” Video

Girl At the End of the World Out Now Via BMG

Jul 06, 2016

Beloved British veterans James released their new album, Girl At the End of the World, back in March via BMG and now we're happy to premiere the wondrous new video for "Dear John." Péter Vácz directed the clip that blends stop-motion with 2D and 3D animation.  More

Jul 17, 2014

Britpop band James have a new album coming out this fall, and today they released the video for their latest single, "Moving On." More


Interviews

Sep 20, 2018

Tim Booth is right. We're living in extraordinary times. James' new album, its 15th, the title track from which this line is taken, illustrates the concept through songs that alternate between the band's most personal and most political in recent memory.  More

Oct 01, 2014

"You're having breakfast with me," says James frontman Tim Booth from his home in Los Angeles. "Give me one second while I just grab some water. Actually, fire away with the questions. It'll be fine. I can multitask on a good day." More

James

Before and After: An Interview with Tim Booth

Feb 02, 2011

James frontman Tim Booth speaks with Under the Radar about the band's two recent mini-albums, The Night Before and The Morning After, the resurgence of James, and his own musical future, which includes a new as-yet-untitled solo album due in the spring. More


Reviews

Living In Extraordinary Times

Living In Extraordinary Times

Infectious/BMG

Aug 02, 2018

"Hello, surprise" Tim Booth and co. sang on their Millionaires album almost 20 years ago and with Living In Extraordinary Times they continue to play with our expectations both sonically and melodically.  More

Girl at the End of the World

Girl at the End of the World

BMG

Mar 22, 2016

Hats off to James for really stretching out and experimenting on their latest offering. They've been known for such daring before, on Wah-Wah, B-sides, and in their live performances. More

La Petite Mort

La Petite Mort

BMG Chrysalis

Sep 16, 2014

"Everything old is new again," as the saying goes. This applies as much to '90s Britpop groups as it does to anything else. Pulp reunited, Suede released a comeback record (which is arguably better than David Bowie's of the same year), and Blur played Coachella alongside The Stone Roses. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that La Petite Mort, a new record by James, has entered the fray in 2014. More