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Jim James

Although chiefly known as the frontman of My Morning Jacket, Jim James played a wider role in indie rock during the early 21st century, appearing on albums by several artists (including Bright Eyes, M. Ward, America, and Bobby Bare, Jr.) while also pursuing a small solo career under the alias of Yim Yames. He made his solo debut with 2009's Tribute To, a short collection of George Harrison covers recorded shortly after the guitarist's death in 2001. In 2008, during a My Morning Jacket tour, James fell off the stage and was seriously injured, forcing the band to cancel the rest of its dates. During his recuperation, he did a great deal of self-reflection. He read the 1929 graphic novel God's Man by Lynd Ward, which had been given to him by the artist Gary Burden. James was deeply affected by the book. In 2010, he began writing and recording on his own in bits and spurts. He played all instruments, sang all vocals, and produced the album, Regions of Light and Sound of God. It was issued in early February 2013 on ATO, and was followed by a North American tour. ~ Andrew Leahey & Thom Jurek
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Jim James

  1.   Song
  2.   A New Life
  3.   Know Til Now
  4.   State Of The Art
  5.   Dear One
  6.   All Is Forgiven
  7.   God's Love To Deliver
  8.   Of The Mother Again
  9.   Actress
  10.   All Things Must Pass
  11.   Turn Your Lights Down Low
  12.   Exploding
  13.   My Sweet Lord
  14.   Love You To
  15.   Long, Long, Long
  16.   Behind That Locked Door
  17.   Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
  18.   Still Feeling Blue
  19.   It Beats 4 U
  20.   Look at You
  21.   Candyman

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