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The ShortListen: James (no. 246)

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Dave Fawbert
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Who? James

What’s the story? As the world slowly grinds us down, sometimes you need a bit of unabashed positivity injected into your life. And this week, it comes from Manchester legends James, as they reveal the second single from their forthcoming 14th (yes, that's a lot, isn't it) studio album Girl at the End of the World. It's called Nothing But Love and it sounds exactly like you'd expect a James song called Nothing But Love to sound: anthemic, joyful, and with Tim Booth's gloriously wonky enthusiastic vocals ringing out. Listen now, and while you're at it, just for the hell of it, have a listen to Just Like Fred Astaire, a forgotten classic from their back catalogue.

For fans of: Levellers, Mumford & Sons

In three words: Joyful happy goodness

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Dave Fawbert

ShortList.com staff writer Dave’s primary passions are pop, prose, punning and power ballads (and alliteration). A lower division football enthusiast and long-suffering cricket fan, he is one of only 110 people followed on Twitter by Chas Hodges from Chas ‘n’ Dave. Follow Dave on Twitter like Chas: @davefawbert

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