James is a British rock band from Manchester, England. They formed in 1982 and were active throughout the 1980s, but most successful during the 1990s. Their hit singles include "Come Home", "Sit Down", and "She's a Star" as well as their American college radio hit "Laid." Following the departure of lead singer Tim Booth in 2001, the band became inactive but re-formed in January 2007, returning for a new album and international tour. Up to 2010, the band had sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.
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The Morning After 2010
Reviewed by David Sheppard
An unexpectedly poignant turn from the indie veterans.
The Night Before 2010
Reviewed by Tom Hocknell
The reconvened James sounds too comfortable on this new mini-album.
Hey Ma 2008
Reviewed by Chris White
An impressive return to form from a group who continue to craft their own distinctive...
Reviewed by Ian Wade
James’ masterpiece from 1993 marked the beginning of their work with Brian Eno.
Gold Mother 1990
Reviewed by Chris Roberts
For many their defining album, Gold Mother encapsulates the essence of James.