20 Apr 2024

James’ lead singer Tim Booth on topping the music charts after forty years

Culture Correspondent

Shortly after forming the band ‘James’ in 1982, they turned down an NME cover and later refused a million-dollar campaign to break into the American market – saying they weren’t fussed by commercial success.

But many hits later and much has changed.  Four decades on the band are at the top of the charts with their latest album.