James Announce New Album and Leeds Date

JAMES are proud to announce the release of their new album ALL THE COLOURS OF YOU. Their sixteenth studio album will be released on 4 June 2021 with the title track now available across all DSPs. ALL THE COLOURS OF YOU follows the release of LIVE IN EXTRAORDINARY TIMES, a live recorded collection of their last studio album Living in Extraordinary Times, which peaked at #1 in the midweeks last December.

Signed by joint MDs Jim Chancellor and Mike Roe, this will be the band’s first album on new label Virgin Music Label & Artists Services, formerly Caroline International. It’s also the first at their new publishing home Kobalt Music, these changes reinforcing the endless and restless ambition they have as they approach their fourth decade as a band.

Recorded in part before the Covid pandemic struck, the album was produced by the Grammy award winning Jacknife Lee (U2, REM, Taylor Swift, Snow Patrol, The Killers). On production duties with James for the first time, he brought a fresh approach to their sound, working remotely from his studio liaising with Tim Booth (his Topanga Canyon neighbour) and Jim Glennie from the band, reimagining their demos and capturing the band in all their virtual glory. The result is a record with the most arena-ready and fresh tracks of their 38-year career; the sound of one of Britain’s best bands deconstructed and reassembled by one of the world’s most renowned producers.

The band will perform at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on 25th November 2021.