Authentic James signed All the Colours of you new album Tim Booth. Album flat promotional card measuring 12″ x 12″ signed by the full band.
CD is also included.
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James signed All the Colours of you new album Tim Booth
Authentic James signed All the Colours of you new album Tim Booth. Album flat promotional card measuring 12″ x 12″ signed by the full band. CD is also included.
James are an English rock band from Manchester, who were formed in 1982. They enjoyed popularity throughout the 1990s, with four top 10s on the UK Singles Chart and nine top 10s on the UK Albums Chart. The band’s best-known singles include “Come Home”, “Sit Down”, “She’s a Star” and “Laid”, which also became a hit on American college radio.
Following the departure of lead singer Tim Booth in 2001, the band became inactive, but reunited in January 2007 and has gone on to produce a further seven albums. Live performance has continually remained a central part of the band’s output. As of 2010, the band had sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.
In January 2007 singer Tim Booth’s personal website announced that “Tim; will be rejoining James in early 2007 for a series of live shows to be announced very soon”. At the same time, James’ old website was replaced by a new domain holder at wearejames.com. The site confirmed the line-up as that which recorded the album Laid: Booth, Gott, Glennie, Davies, Hunter and Baynton-Power. Booth confirmed in interviews that he became convinced to rejoin the band; after meeting up with Glennie and Gott the previous November for a jamming session, out of which new songs were born.
The initial five dates of the tour expanded to seven on the day tickets went on sale (26 January) due to high demand; the whole tour had sold out by close of business. The tour took place during late April 2007; and followed later in the year by more live shows; including festival appearances at T in the Park and V Festival. The band also appeared at Summercase, Barcelona’s top music concert in Spain during July 2007.
The new album Hey Ma released on 7 April 2008, peaking at number 10 on the UK album charts, and a three-week tour to promote the album commenced on 10 April 2008. An arena tour of the UK called “We Are Sound” followed in December; on which two new songs (“Porcupine” and “Look Away”) previewed as tasters for a new studio album. A live album with a selection of songs recorded during the 2008 spring tour; exclusively sold at the merchandise stalls of the “We Are Sound” tour. Live in 2008 limited to 5000 copies.
The band announced plans to release two mini-albums by April 2010. The Night Before released on 19 April, although its follow-up, The Morning After, released later than expected, on 2 August 2010. Following the release of The Night Before; the band embarked on a UK tour, the Mirrorball Tour, premièring songs from the album. Another UK tour took place in December. Both this tour and the US release of both mini-albums together as a 2-CD set called The Morning After The Night Before. A 19-date North American tour began in September to promote the combined album as well as showcase the songs before the UK tour.
At the beginning of 2011, Tim Booth announced that he was working on some new solo material; although James signed album remained active, participating in the Lollapalooza festival in Chile. The band appeared at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on 13 and 20 April in Indio; California and Hard Rock Calling 2011 on 24 June in Hyde Park, London; where they joined by Kaiser Chiefs and headline act The Killers. Towards the end of 2011, James signalled a departure from their previous touring style; with the announcement of a series of dates in October and November of that year including an orchestra and a choir. This short, ten date tour saw James performing their back catalogue accompanied by the Orchestra of the Swan and the Manchester Consort Choir.
James’ first new album in six years, La Petite Mort, was released on 2 June 2014 along with a promo single “Moving On”. In July 2014, the band headlined on the Castle Stage for Camp Bestival at Lulworth Castle in Dorset; and announced a ten date UK tour starting on 10 November; preceded by an 11 October headlining of the entertainment at the Rugby league Super League grand final at Old Trafford; performing a set before the game and in the half time show.
They toured again in 2015, playing some shows without Larry Gott; who was taking a break from touring: Adrian Oxaal re-joined the band for the duration of the tour; subsequently replacing Gott in the active lineup. Keyboard technician Ron Yeadon, formerly of Unkle Bob, also appeared on stage, singing backing vocals; he later joined the band as a backing vocalist. In 2016, the album Girl at the End of the World released, with an accompanying tour – building up to the band’s planned appearance opening 2016’s Glastonbury Festival (the Other Stage) and later taking a top spot at the On Blackheath festival in September.
In March 2021, James signed announced that their next album, All the Colours of You, is scheduled for release on 4 June 2021 via Virgin Music Label & Artists Services. The album, eleven tracks and produced by Jacknife Lee