Articles Tagged 'James'

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#MindTheChat Q&A: Brit-Rock Legend Tim Booth of James

This Wednesday (September 10), fans of famed British independent rock band James delighted in participating in Mind the Gap‘s Twitter #MindTheChat with lead singer Tim Booth. Tim invited a bit of humor from his followers, and there was no lack of it! He also gave fans a peek into his personal life—even revealing his celebrity […]

Anglo For Your Ear: James’ “Laid”

Here’s an early ’90s alt-rock classic from one of many great Manchester bands. As the title implies, the song is about sex, but, more specifically, it’s about sexual frustration. Singer Tim Booth sings that his girlfriend “only comes when she’s on top,” evoking every man’s performance anxiety. The song’s middle verse delves into sadomasochism and […]