On August 3, 2018.

On August 3, 2018, “Infectious Music” label released “Living in Extraordinary Times”, is the 15th James studio album. It was recorded October – December 2017, at “Livingston” and “Iguana” in London, and was produced by Charlie Andrew and Beni Giles.

Personnel:

  • Tim Booth – lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Adrian Oxaal – guitar, cello, backing vocals
  • Mark Hunter – keyboards, percussion, drum programming
  • Jim Glennie – bass guitar, percussion
  • David Baynton-Power – drums, percussion
  • Saul Davies – percussion, guitar, violin
  • Andy Diagram – trumpet, backing vocals
  • Brian Eno – synth programming
  • Charlie Andrew – drums, percussion, congas, bells, synth programming, additional drum programming, horns arrangements
  • Beni Giles – lead guitar, drums, percussion, bells, Moog bass, harmonium, synth programming, additional drum programming, horns arrangements
  • Rick Webster – additional programming, backing vocals
  • Adam Betts – drums, percussion
  • Peter Robertson – drums, percussion
  • Katie Earl – percussion
  • Tom Archer – percussion
  • Henri Davis – additional percussion
  • Mark Brown – saxophone
  • Pat Hartley – trombone
  • Trevor Mires – trombone, bass trombone
  • Larion Stolk – backing vocals
  • Ron Yeadon – backing vocals
  • Josephine Stephenson – choir
  • Kate Huggett – choir
  • Sarah Latto – choir
  • Dan Moyler – recording
  • Billy Halliday – recording
  • Tom Archer – recording assistant
  • Henri Davis – recording assistant
  • Charlie Andrew – mixing
  • Beni Giles – mixing
  • Jay Pocknell – mixing assistant
  • Katie Earl – mixing assistant
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • Magnus Gjoen – artwork
  • Studio Juice – design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Tim Booth, all music by Tim Booth, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies and Mark Hunter, except where noted.

  1. Hank
  2. Coming Home (Pt.2) – Tim Booth, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies, Mark Hunter, Larry Gott
  3. Leviathan
  4. Heads
  5. Many Faces
  6. How Hard the Day
  7. Extraordinary Times
  8. Picture of This Place
  9. Hope to Sleep
  10. Better Than That
  11. Mask
  12. What’s It All About

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