The English Rock band from Manchester were the first to be dubbed “the next smiths” by many critiques and James became and institution on alternative British rock. The band came together in 1982 and were very active throughout the 80s and saw great success of the back of that in the 90s. Some of the world known tracks included “Sit Down” “She's a star”. However following the departure of the front man Tim Booth in 2001 the band split and slipped out of the limelight. 6 years later they reunited for a new album and international tour. The band today have sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and in 2016 played at the legendary Glastonbury Festival.