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Tag: Tim Booth

Song Of The Day: James, “Better Than That”

Taken from the forthcoming James release, Better Than That.

James: Justhipper: The Complete Sire and Blanco Y Negro Recordings 1986-1988 (Cherry Red)

Manchester-based James’ first forays into the major label world were creatively fruitful but commercially disappointing, not helped by the band’s tendency of self-doubt and frequent hiatuses. This two-disc collection compiles their complete output for Blanco Y Negro, offering its idiosyncratic debut album Stutter and its impressive follow-up, Strip-Mine>

3AM Eternal: Booth And The Bad Angel, “Hands in the Rain” (1996)

The pairing of alternative rocker Tim Booth with Angelo Badalamenti resulted in a fine one-off album, which closed with this lovely tune.