James have announced the release of their fifteenth studio album Living In Extraordinary Times on August 3rd. Featuring Hank and Better Than That from their Better Than That EP plus ten additional tracks as well as four further songs on a deluxe version, the album is available in a number of formats to pre-order from the James webstore.
The standard album's tracklisting is as follows :
2. Coming Home (Pt.2)
5. Many Faces
6. How Hard The Day
7. Extraordinary Times
8. Picture Of This Place
9. Hope To Sleep
10. Better Than That
12. What's It All About
with four bonus tracks
13. Backwards Glances
14. Moving Car (demo)
15. Overdose (demo)
16. Trouble (demo)
It is available in the following formats and a variety of bundles from the James store :
James Web Store Exclusive White Vinyl in yellow sleeve
Indies and HMV Exclusive Magenta Vinyl in grey sleeve
White Label Test Pressing Exclusive To Web Store
There are also t-shirts, prints and a special Fathers Day bundle including a card which relates to the track Coming Home (Pt 2).
Everything is available from the band's official store.
Listen to Better Than That here.
Listen to Hank here.
Our review of Better Than That EP can be found here.
The Better Than That tour takes in the following venues : Llandudno Venue Cymru (May 16), Warrington Parr Hall (17), Blackburn King George's Hall (19), Halifax Victoria Theatre (20), Middlesbrough Town Hall (22), Oban Corran Halls (23) and Scunthorpe Baths Hall (25).
They then play festival shows at Common People Southampton (May 26), Common People Oxford (27), Lisbon Rock In Rio (June 29), Latitude Festival (July 13), Bilbao BBK (14), Kendal Calling (27), Linlithgow Party At The Palace (August 11), Scarborough Open Air Theatre (18) and Drumlanrig Electric Fields (30).
James' official website can be found here. They are on Facebook and Twitter. Some of the band - Tim, Andy and Dave - are also on Twitter.
We also run the One Of The Three James archive, the most detailed resource for information about the band, and the site also has a Facebook and Twitter page.