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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

On July 17, 2020.

On July 17, 2020, “Rough Trade” label released “Beyond the Pale”, the debut Jarv Is studio album. It was recorded April 2018 – September 2019, at “Peak Cavern” in Derbyshire, UK, “Primavera Sound” in Barcelona, Spain, and was produced by Jason Buckle and Jarvis Cocker.

Personnel:

  • Jarvis Cocker – lead and backing vocals, Boss voice transformer, Vox Starstreamer guitar, Spanish guitar, Gibson Les Paul, Marine Rider guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, piano, Philicorda organ, Korg MS-20 synthesiser, kalimba, synth loop, Mellotron, handclaps, whistling
  • Serafina Steer – miniKORG, microKORG preset, Philicorda organ, harp, Elka Rhapsody, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, backing vocals, handclaps
  • Emma Smith – violin, saxophone, Vox Starstreamer guitar, backing vocals, handclaps
  • Jason Buckle – synthesizer, 808 programming, cabasa, tambourine, Wasp synthesizer, programmed drums, wah-wah guitar, bass synth, Syncussion, Echoplex, Philicorda organ, electronic percussion, handclaps
  • Andrew McKinney – bass, Fender Bass VI, backing vocals, handclaps, Moog Taurus pedals
  • Adam Betts – drums, percussion, tongue plate percussion, electronic percussion, backing vocals
  • Steve Mackey – programmed strings, original drum sample
  • Jason Domnarski – piano
  • Chris Vatalaro – prepared piano, handclaps
  • Naala – backing vocals
  • Eoban and Cedric Tomlin – backing vocals
  • Andy Pink – live recordings
  • Drew Smith – overdubs and vocals recording
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Max Prior – mixing assistance
  • Dani Spragg – mixing assistance
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Thibault Dargeou – recording
  • Graeme Swinton (Actually) – sleeve design
  • Dave Bunnell – cave photograph
  • Eddie Whelan – band photograph

Track listing:

  1. Save the Whale – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer, Jason Buckle, Emma Smith, Andrew McKinney, Adam Betts
  2. Must I Evolve – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer
  3. Am I Missing Something – Jarvis Cocker, Jason Buckle, Serafina Steer, Steve Mackey
  4. House Music All Night Long – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer, Chris Vatalaro
  5. Sometimes I Am Pharaoh – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer, Steve Mackey
  6. Swanky Modes – Jarvis Cocker, Jason Domnarski, Serafina Steer
  7. Children of the Echo – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer, Jason Buckle