Stumbled upon just a lone James Riley playing at Kendal Calling, a festival in the English lake district. I was taken aback by his soulful mixture of blues and country. Frank Turner played that festival. I enjoyed James Riley more.
Favorite track: Hammer Falling.
James Riley: Guitar/Vocals
Steph Singer: Vocals
Bea Shantifa: Vocals
Dom Henderson: Drums
Jamie Patterson: Upright Bass
Sam Webster: Electric Guitar
Nava Kazemi: Violin
Danny Pagarani: Cello
Kitty Cassette: Spoons/Percussion
Additional vocals & arrangments on "Lay Me Down": Joe Sharp. Saxaphone on "Even Love": Alex Brown. Drums on "Even Love": Jaison Van Den Bosch. Banjo on "Lay Me Down": Sam Webster.
released April 28, 2013
Engineered and Produced by: Rob Francis, Lex Hollingworth, Jonny Milton (Yellowfish) Noah Sacre, Laurie James Ross (Atlantiks) Kyriacos Demetriou, Peter Kaklyris (A-Tonal). Mastering: Mark Dobson. Artwork: Rich Boyle. All tracks recorded and produced at Yellowfish Music, Lewes, & at Atlantiks Studios, Brighton except "Ruby Rabiger" recorded and produced at A-Tonal Studios, Canon's Park, London. All songs written by James Riley, arranged by The James Riley Band, except "Even Love" & "Ruby Rabiger", written and arranged by James Riley.