Jim James is an American singer-songwriter and musician best known as the main man in rockers My Morning Jacket. Born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1978, he had been interested in the music scene since the early '90s, and found success with My Morning Jacket towards the end of the decade.
Since the late '00s, James has been putting out solo material too, from his 2009 EP 'Tribute To', two his first two solo albums, 'Regions of Light and Sound of God', and his most recent, 2016's 'Eternally Even'. In June 2018, he returned with his next record, 'Uniform Distortion', which he supported on tour in the US.
Jim James joins Gruff Rhys and Sam Palladio on the Roundhouse's January In The Round line up. Check below to find tickets through Stereoboard!
Thu 5th Jul 2018
Photo: Justin Tyler Close
On Jim James’ third solo album, the My Morning Jacket bandleader has dispensed with indie psychedelia in favour of straightforward, gutsy rock tunes. The result is a record of tight musical elements, with a consistently radio-friendly sound, that falls flat when compared to more innovative releases by better rock songwriters.