James Billett seems to blossom with each new track.
A songwriter who revels in stark simplicity, he recalls the classicism of James Taylor, say, or more recently Ray LaMontagne.
Simple but wholly affecting, his work has a pastoral edge, one that intermingles with personal revelation.
New single 'Faith Over Family' is out now, a beautiful return that sings James singing: “It’s only hatred that will stay if you don’t change...”
The heartbreak narrative is swept up to the landscapes of Iceland in the accompanying video, and its cinematic grandeur makes it feels more like a short film.
Superbly realised, you can check it out below.
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