Listen to Jim James' "Know Til Now"
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:04:19
Jim James of My Morning Jacket will drop Regions of Light and Sound of God, his first solo effort, on February 5. Want an advance taste? Then check out "Know Til Now."
"I wanted the album to sound like it came from a different place in time," said Jim James. "Perhaps sounding as if it were the past of the future, if that makes any sense—like a hazy dream that a fully-realized android or humanoid capable of thought might have when it reminisces about the good old days of just being a simple robot."
"I take walks a lot," said James. "and as I walk, songs kind of build in my mind, and I start adding and subtracting things. So I had a full vision for a lot of the songs on this album before I even recorded one note."
These visions have now manifested as Regions of Light and Sound of God, the first solo album from the singer, songwriter, and guitarist for My Morning Jacket.
Over the course of 15 years and six studio albums, James has been the focal point of a group that has grown into one of the most acclaimed and successful rock and roll bands in the world. With this project, he reaches into new territory that extends, but doesn't break from, MMJ's accomplishments.
Listen to "Know Til Now" below:
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