Jamie T - Kings & Queens
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Release date: 04 September 2009
The Wimbledon troubadour tries a bigger sound, with largely successful results
When Jamie T surfed the initial wave of hype on his washboard, it just seemed like Virgin had dropped a syringe on Camden and signed up whichever posho troubadour dabbling in ragamuffin chic it stuck in. However, even though his vocal inflections and street poet lyrics seemed desperately seeking for a place between His Holiness The Doherty and Citizen Skinner , his jumble of punk, hip-hop...
- Sep 8, 2009
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- Hocus Pocus
- Sticks 'n' Stones
- The Man's Machine
- Emily's Heart
- Chaka Demus
- Spider's Web
- Castro Dies
- Earth, Wind & Fire
- British Intelligence
- Jilly Armeen
- Direction Home
Yeasayer, Jamie T, Lil Wayne, The Antlers
- Nov 9, 2009
The new tunes are great, but it’s the gags that make this show – in a converted loo – so memorable. Ginglik, London, Wednesday September 9
- Sep 16, 2009
Bouncing back with more boundary-pushing music and whip-smart words...O2 Academy, Oxford, Monday, March 2
- Mar 12, 2009
The singer's been on hiatus since 2009's 'Kings & Queens'
Singer breaks long silence with backing vocals on a new version of 'Wrongful Suspicion'
Jury rules that the singer acted in self-defence last year
Jamie T - Kings & Queens: Wikipedia Album Entry
Kings & Queens is the second album by London singer-songwriter Jamie T, released on September 7, 2009. The album reached #2 on the UK Album Chart. The first single released from the album was Sticks 'n' Stones released on 29 June 2009. It featured three b-sides; St. Christopher, On The Green and The Dance Of The Young Professionals and reached #15 on the UK Singles Chart. Chaka Demus was the second single to be released from the album and was out a week before the album, on 31 August. It peaked at #23 on the UK Singles Chart. The Man's Machine was the third single from the album, released on 23 November 2009. The album's fourth single a re-recorded version of Emily's Heart along with a cover Bruce Springsteen's "Atlantic City" as a B-Side has been confirmed and will be released on the 15th of March. A music video for ''Emily's Heart'' was released in February 2010.
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