Friday, May 18, 2018

Out now: James Bay's 'Electric Light'

James Bay's second album, Electric Light [Republic Records] is available today.

Upon going live at midnight last night, the album entered at #1 on the iTunes Alternative Chart, #3 on the iTunes Album Chart, debuted #1 on the UK iTunes Album Chart and hit Top 10 on the iTunes Album Chart in 40+ countries.

Bay appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show earlier this week performing “Pink Lemonade” and “Us.” Watch “Pink Lemonade” Here and “Us” Here. Next up, he plays the outdoor stage at Jimmy Kimmel LIVE! May 21 on ABC before heading to NBC’s The Voice for their season finale on May 22.

The Rolling Stones tapped Bay to open their stadium show on June 19 at London’s Twickenham Stadium. He will also on blues legend Buddy Guy’s upcoming album The Blues Is Alive And Well on the new song “Blue No More.” Others featured on the album include Jeff Beck, Keith Richards and Mick Jagger.

Touring for his sold out Electric Light tour commences May 27. See dates below.

Composed in East London’s Baltic Studios, Bay co-wrote and co-produced Electric Light with longtime friend and collaborator Jon Green and brought onboard Paul Epworth [Adele, Florence and The Machine] to add final production.

“Wild Love” has already reached 20 million Spotify streams and its official music video co-stars Natalia Dyer of Stranger Things. Watch the “Wild Love” music video here. “Pink Lemonade” has nearly 7 million streams. See the official “Pink Lemonade” music video here 

In addition, the video to “Us” has reached over 15 million views. Check out the music video here Most recently, “Slide” has been pulling in views. Watch here. 

Track listing:

1. Intro
2. Wasted On Each Other
3. Pink Lemonade
4. Wild Love
5. Us
6. In My Head
7. Interlude
8. Just For Tonight
9. Wanderlust
10. I Found You
11. Sugar Drunk High
12. Stand Up
13. Fade Out
14. Slide

Tour dates:

May 27th SWANSEA Radio 1 Biggest Weekend+
May 29th London The Roundhouse+ SOLD OUT
May 30th Manchester Albert Hall+ SOLD OUT
June 1st Sheffield O2 Academy+ SOLD OUT
June 2nd Bristol Colston Hall+ SOLD OUT
June 3rd Cambridge Corn Exchange+ SOLD OUT
June 5th Newcastle 02 Academy+ SOLD OUT
June 6th Leicester De Montfort Hall+ SOLD OUT
June 8th Paris Elysee Montmartre+ SOLD OUT
June 11th Amsterdam Melkweg+ SOLD OUT
June 12th Berlin Huxleys+ SOLD OUT
June 23rd Newport Isle of Wight Festival+
June 27th Corke The Marquee+ SOLD OUT
June 29th Glasgow TRNSMT Festival+
August 17th RIZE Festival Chelmsford- Hyland Park+
September 13th Atlanta, GA Coca Cola Roxy Theatre+
September 14th Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater+
September 15th Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center +
September 18th New York, NY Beacon Theater+
September 19th New York, NY Beacon Theater+
September 20th Washington, DC The Anthem+
September 25th Philadelphia, PA Penn’s Landing – Festival Pier+
September 26th Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion+
September 28th Toronto, ON Woodbine Park+
September 29th Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre+
October 1st Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom+
October 2nd Minneapolis, MN State Theatre+
October 5th Salt Lake City, UT Union event Center+
October 7th Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre+
October 11th Berkeley, CA The Greek Theatre+
October 13th Vancouver, BC Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre+
October 14th Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre+
October 15th Portland, OR Rose Garden - Theater of the Clouds+
+ New Tour Dates
For tickets for all shows, please go to

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