For my money, James Bay’s ‘Chaos and the Calm‘ was the best debut album of its year (that year being 2015). And I might not have known it, had it not been for a tweet by someone who simply loved the album. Sometimes Twitter does good, after all.

If this little post introduces someone to the music of James Bay (four years later, there is more than just ‘Chaos and the Calm‘), then we’ve come full circle on this one. Now, I’m a sucker for a good acoustic version, but in case you really are unfamiliar with James Bay, here’s the album version of ‘Scars‘ as well, just one of many great songs off the debut album:

For more James Bay – with or without the hat – go here.