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James Bay’s Electric Feel

Three years after his debut, Chaos and the Calm, the English singer-songwriter is back with a new sound, a new style—and no hat in sight.
James Bay

Electric Light [out May 18] is sonically distinct from your first album. Was that intentional or did it just evolve that way?

Both. I wanted to throw myself off and paint my music in a different light—in a slightly corny way that ties

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