Jim James adds NYC release show for new orchestral LP (stream “Back To The End Of The World”)
Jim James will release The Order of Nature, his collaborative album with composer/arranger/conductor Teddy Abrams and The Louisville Orchestra, next week. Featuring new songs and a few older ones, Jim envisioned it as song-cycle about “politics, the natural order and the hopelessness of hatred” and you can check out “Back To The End Of The World” now. Though it sounds like a song from 1960, referencing “Blue Moon” and other classic pop, Jim says the songs is “about trying not to live in the past…trying to stay awake…live in the present.” Listen below.
To celebrate the release of the album, Jim, Teddy and members of the Louisville Orchestra will play NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge on October 20. Tickets are on sale. There are also a couple special performances of The Order of Nature happening in Seattle and Denver in May. All dates are listed below.
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Jim James & Teddy Abrams – 2019/2020 Tour Dates
Oct 20 – NYC – Le Poisson Rouge
May 12 – Seattle, WA – Benaroya Hall w/the Seattle Symphony
May 15 – Denver, CO – w/the Colorado Symphony