NEW ALBUM AND SINGLE!
The new JC5 album Underneath The Lemon Tree will be released across all digital platforms on 5 March 2021. This will be preceded by a single Not Near Enough on 19 February. The album was mostly written and recorded during lockdowns (or near lockdowns) in 2020 and 2021. It is
NEW SINGLE ‘EINSTEIN OR NO EINSTEIN’ – 29 MAY 2020
The new JC5 single Einstein or No Einstein will be released across all the usual digital platforms on 29 May 2020. Einstein or No Einstein takes a look at the dubious value of certain populist leaders at a time when responsible leadership is required to deal with the Coronavirus epidemic.
PARLOURSOUNDS NAMED ‘BEST ALBUM OF 2019’!
Delighted to announce that ParlourSounds has been named Best Album of 2019 by Country Mile Records. View the full Top 50 here, or go to https://countrymilerecords.wordpress.com/albums-2019/
NEW SINGLE ‘ANNELISE’ – 5 JULY 2019
The new JC5 single Annelise will be released across all the usual digital platforms on 5 July 2019. Listen here
ParlourSounds album now out on CD!
Good news for lovers of physical product! Last year’s ParlourSounds album (already available from iTunes and other digital providers) is now available on CD via indie label The Beautiful Music. Buy here
JC5 music to feature in 2019 film
New Brit movie Soundtrack to Sixteen – featuring music by James Clarke Five — will premiere at the London Independent Film Festival on 5 April 2019. Two JC5 songs will feature: Maharishi Manalishi, and Christmas is in the Air, which is a ‘festive’ reworking of Love’s Gonna Be My Game.
JC5 channel on YouTube
New JC5 (and related) stuff is added to YouTube on a regular basis. View and subscribe here
Mairead single NOW AVAILABLE FROM iTUNES, AMAZON
The new single from James Clarke Five is called Mairead. Lyrically and musically, Mairead is set in World War One, and is a simple, beautiful ballad featuring haunting accompaniment by the Haydock Brass Band. Click HERE to order from iTunes Click HERE to order from Amazon
Sexbombe Über Alles – album out now
The JC5 album, Sexbombe Über Alles, was released on 15th April 2013. The album is a ‘Best of’ compilation, featuring the best tracks from the first 2 albums, plus 5 new songs, including the barnstorming title track which featured memorably in the highly acclaimed documentary Last Shop Standing, which was