Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging Limited 200gm vinyl LP pressing in gatefold sleeve includes digital download. 2013 solo release from the My Morning Jacket mainman. Regions of Light And Sound of God was written, produced and all instruments performed by Jim James (with the exception of strings and percussion) in Louisville, KY. The music on the album is inspired by life and the novel in woodcuts 'Gods' Man' by Lynd Ward. James' full time job, My Morning Jacket, has sold over a million albums in the US alone. Their last album debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200.
This guy's take on music and life is inspirational.I've listened to "Regions of Light and Sound of God" for a couple of days now, experiencing it both all the way through in a sitting, and going back and picking out certain sections and songs to enjoy. I've come to the conclusion that I greatly enjoy this solo outing from Jim James! Though, I must say listening to the entire album in one sitting is the best way to fully appreciate this..
When I heard the news that Jim James was releasing a solo album, I had two thoughts almost simultaneously: "Oh, cool! I like him!" and "Wait... why?". As the chief singer/songwriter of My Morning Jacket, most of the songs' writing credits list only Jim James. Out of the band's past 3 studio albums (Z, EVIL URGES, and CIRCUITAL), there's only two songs that aren't written solely by James ("Off the Record" and "Evil Urges" which are both cowritte..