James Bay is a 23 year old singer/songwriter hailing from the small town of Hitchin in the UK. Quickly after he was first discovered he was selected as an opening act for The Rolling Stones at their Hyde Park show in 2013, a big stage for a new artist.
Bay combines British artistry, melodic truth with raw emotion in his vocals combining impeccable guitar playing to create a genuine sound.
Signed to Republic Records, James Bay has become one to watch after his Let It Go EP soared into the Top 10 iTunes singer songwriter chart and his music has gone viral toping Hype Machine's popular chart twice.
Currently opening for Hozier on a fall U.S. tour, James Bay continues his impeccable live performance with slots this summer performing at Glastonberry, Bonnaroo, T in the Park and
Currently on tour with Hozier this fall – James has been making waves with his single “Let It Go” which has been the most Shazam’ed track in the World in REAL TIME each time it has been played on BBC 1. Since its release his Let It Go EP has been soaring up the iTunes 100 chart and debuted Top 10 on the Singer/Songwriter Chart.
Last month, Burberry showed its Burberry Prorsum Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 collection, named, 'The Birds and The Bees' in London's Kensington Gardens.
British singer-songwriter and Burberry Acoustic musician James Bay performed the live soundtrack to the show.
The Hitchin born artist played 'Clocks Go Forward', 'When We Were On Fire' and 'Scars'.
Having released two EP's 'The Dark Of The Morning' in 2013, and 'Let It Go' in May 2014 a new album beckons for 2015.
This summer saw James play Glastonbury, Latitude, Beacons and V Festival he will also be touring in the US and UK this Autumn.
Check out the title track from his to be released Hold Back The River EP is out November 24th.
Check out the exclusive Music-News.com interview with James after the show.