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Concerts

Jim James performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

August 9, 2013 On his first solo album, My Morning Jacket's frontman turns inward to explore his lost wanderings.

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June 19, 2008 Hear the lead singer for My Morning Jacket recorded live, in a solo acoustic performance.

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Studio Sessions

Jim James' new solo album is titled Regions of Light and Sound of God.

December 30, 2013 The My Morning Jacket singer performs songs from the soulful Regions of Light and Sound of God.

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October 3, 2013 Watch the My Morning Jacket singer perform a special show at the Apogee Studios in Santa Monica.

Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker Needle, and Yim Yames make up New Multitudes.

April 6, 2012 The folk supergroup performs songs arranged from Woody Guthrie's unpublished lyrics and musings.

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Monsters of Folk.

December 18, 2009 "Folksy" is not the adjective that springs to mind in this World Cafe session with the supergroup.

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Discover Songs

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August 4, 2010 All Songs Considered looks at some of the festival's best moments, from Edward Sharpe and more.

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July 20, 2009 Hear new music from The Monsters of Folk, Jim James, The Tallest Man on Earth, and more.

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Reviews

Jim James' solo debut is titled Regions of Light and Sound of God.

February 13, 2013 The My Morning Jacket singer seeks authenticity in a world of artifice on his first solo album.

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August 4, 2010 All Songs Considered looks at some of the festival's best moments, from Edward Sharpe and more.

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Monsters of Folk; credit: Jennifer Tzar

September 25, 2009 Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, Jim James and M. Ward offer rich, smart songwriting in their debut album.

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July 20, 2009 Hear new music from The Monsters of Folk, Jim James, The Tallest Man on Earth, and more.

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More Stories

Jim James singing "Talking Empty Bed Blues"

February 27, 2012 The My Morning Jacket singer puts lyrics from Guthrie into a new musical setting.

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  • Album: Monsters of Folk
  • Artist: Monsters of Folk
  • Label: Artist First/Shangri-La
  • Released: 2009