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James (band)

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James are a band from Manchester, England, formed in 1982. With the departure of their lead singer, Tim Booth, in 2001, the future of the band was in doubt. However, bassist Jim Glennie has said on the official website that the band will continue, having already had its share of setbacks.

Some of the best-known James songs include Laid and Sit Down.

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Discography

Albums

  • Stutter - (June 1986) Highest UK Chart Position: 68
  • Strip Mine - (September 8 1988) Highest UK Chart Position: 90
  • One Man Clapping - (March 1989) Highest UK Indie Chart Position: 1
  • Gold Mother - (June 1990) Highest UK Chart Position: 9
  • Gold Mother (re-release with slight track alterations) - (May 1991) Highest UK Chart Position: 2
  • Seven - (February 17 1992) Highest UK Chart Position: 2
  • Laid - (September 27 1993) Highest UK Chart Position: 3
  • Wah Wah - (September 1994) Highest UK Chart Position: 11
  • Whiplash - (February 1997) Highest UK Chart Position: 9
  • The Best Of - (March 1998) Highest UK Chart Position: 1
  • Millionaires - (October 1999) Highest UK Chart Position: 2
  • Pleased To Meet You - (July 2 2001) Highest UK Chart Position: 11
  • Ultra - (December 2001) Highest UK Chart Position: 75+
  • Getting Away With It... Live - (June 2002) Highest UK Chart Position: 75+
  • The Collection - (October 11 2004) Highest UK Chart Position: 75+

Singles

  • "Jimone EP" - (November 1983) Highest UK Chart Position: -
  • "James II EP" - (March 1985) Highest UK Chart Position: -
  • "Village Fire EP" - (June 1985) Highest UK Indie Chart Position: 1
  • "Sit Down EP" - (March 1986) Highest UK Chart Position: -
  • "So Many Ways" - (July 1986) Highest UK Chart Position: -
  • "What For" - (March 1988) Highest UK Chart Position: -
  • "Ya Ho" - (September 1988) Highest UK Chart Position: -
  • "Sit Down" - (June 1989) Highest UK Chart Position: 77
  • "Come Home" - (November 1989) Highest UK Chart Position: 85
  • "How Was It For You?" - (April 1990) Highest UK Chart Position: 32
  • "Come Home (Flood Mix)" - (June 1990) Highest UK Chart Position: 32
  • "Lose Control" - (December 1990) Highest UK Chart Position: 38
  • "Sit Down" - (March 1991) Highest UK Chart Position: 2
  • "Sound" - (November 1991) Highest UK Chart Position: 9
  • "Born Of Frustration" - (January 1992) Highest UK Chart Position: 13
  • "Ring The Bells" - (April 1992) Highest UK Chart Position: 38
  • "Seven" - (July 1992) Highest UK Chart Position: 46
  • "Sometimes" - (August 1993) Highest UK Chart Position: 18
  • "Laid" - (November 1993) Highest UK Chart Position: 25
  • "Jam J/Say Something" - (March 1994) Highest UK Chart Position: 24
  • "She's A Star" - (February 1997) Highest UK Chart Position: 9
  • "Tomorrow" - (April 1997) Highest UK Chart Position: 12
  • "Waltzing Along" - (June 1997) Highest UK Chart Position: 23
  • "Destiny Calling" - (March 1998) Highest UK Chart Position: 17
  • "Runaground" - (May 1998) Highest UK Chart Position: 29
  • "Sit Down - Apollo 440 Mix" - (November 1998) Highest UK Chart Position: 7
  • "I Konw What I'm Here For" - (July 1999) Highest UK Chart Position: 22
  • "Just Like Fred Astaire" - (October 1999) Highest UK Chart Position: 14
  • "We're Going To Miss You" - (December 1999) Highest UK Chart Position: 48
  • "Getting Away With It (All Messed Up)" - (June 2001) Highest UK Chart Position: 22

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