Category: James Bay

JAMES BAY interview – Evening Standard, 16 Feb 2018

It’s three in the afternoon in a terraced house in Mile End and I’m in bed with James Bay. Sorry ladies, if you’d spent a whole year at Journalism school like me maybe it could have been you, but I’m the one with the qualifications here.   The singer-songwriter from Hitchin has spent the morning having his picture taken in… Read more →

BBC RADIO 1 FUTURE FESTIVAL, Maida Vale Studios – Evening Standard, 14 Jan 2015

The class of 2015 gathered in the BBC’s venerable Maida Vale Studios to present the hit songs of the next 12 months, in an annual exercise broadcast live by Radio 1 that invariably proves prescient. After performing here this time last year, Sam Smith, George Ezra and Royal Blood all made number one albums, so it was worth 120 ballot… Read more →

JAMES BAY interview – Evening Standard, 21 Nov 2014

At 15, James Bay caught the train down from Hitchin to London to go to his first ever gig: Paolo Nutini at Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Nine years later it’ll be him on that venerable stage, and he can’t quite believe it. He’s only had one single — which went to No 62 — and one small collection of acoustic tracks in… Read more →