Today, three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated and BRIT Award-winning multiplatinum singer-songwriter James Bay releases his Spotify Singles. Exclusively available on the platform, the rising star delivers a passionate and powerful live rendition of his latest single “Us” in the Spotify Studios. Additionally, he adds raw grit and folk elegance to his take on the Tina Turner classic “The Best”—which remains a fan favorite staple of his setlists.
Within the past year alone, he has continued to set stages ablaze worldwide. Joined by show judge and legendary singer Alicia Keys, he ignited a fierce and fiery duet of “Us” on the Season Finale of NBC’s The Voice. Watch itHERE. Additionally, he earned the coveted fandom of Taylor Swift after he covered her smash “Delicate,” and she approved of the cover via twitter. Finally, he brought the house down at BBC Radio 1’s “Big Weekend” at home across the pond, teaming up with Shawn Mendes for “Mercy” and “Let It Go.” In case you missed it, viewHERE.
BAY is also featured on blues legend Buddy Guy’s upcoming album The Blues Is Alive And Wellon the new song “Blue No More.” Others featured on the album include Jeff Beck, Keith Richards and Mick Jagger.
Composed in East London’s Baltic Studios, Bay co-wrote and co-produced Electric Light with longtime friend and collaborator Jon Green and brought onboard Paul Epworth [Adele, Florence and The Machine] to add final production elements to the record. “Wild Love” has already reached 20 million Spotify streams and its official music video co-stars Natalia Dyer of Stranger Things. Watch the “Wild Love” music video here.“Pink Lemonade” has also raised its hand as a standout with nearly 7 million streams and features an “almost” intergalactic music video with a heartwarming twist. See the official “Pink Lemonade” music video here! In addition, his anthem of unity “Us” has touched hearts across the country and its beautiful video has already reached over 15 million views. Check out the music video here! Most recently “Slide” has been pulling at hearts with its simplicity and message, see video here. Across the globe Bay has earned widespread critical acclaim from NME,Forbes, Harpers Bazaar, Time, GQ UK, Rolling Stone, People, Clash, Billboard, and performed onSaturday Night Live and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Electric Light Tracklist 1. Intro 2. Wasted On Each Other 3. Pink Lemonade 4. Wild Love 5. Us 6. In My Head 7. Interlude 8. Just For Tonight 9. Wanderlust 10. I Found You 11. Sugar Drunk High 12. Stand Up 13. Fade Out 14. Slide
JAMES BAY ELECTRIC LIGHT 2018 TOUR DATES: June 23rd Newport Isle of Wight Festival+ June 27th Corke The Marquee+ SOLD OUT June 29th Glasgow TRNSMT Festival+ August 17th RIZE Festival Chelmsford- Hyland Park+ September 13th Atlanta, GA Coca Cola Roxy Theatre+ September 14th Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater+ September 15th Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center + September 18th New York, NY Beacon Theater+ September 19th New York, NY Beacon Theater+ September 20th Washington, DC The Anthem+ September 25th Philadelphia, PA Penn’s Landing – Festival Pier+ September 26th Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion+ September 28th Toronto, ON Woodbine Park+ September 29th Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre+ October 1st Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom+ October 2nd Minneapolis, MN State Theatre+ October 5th Salt Lake City, UT Union event Center+ October 7th Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre+ October 11th Berkeley, CA The Greek Theatre+ October 13th Vancouver, BC Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre+ October 14th Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre+ October 15th Portland, OR Rose Garden – Theater of the Clouds+