Coming out today”goodbye never felt so bad» new single James Bay, three-time GRAMMY® nominee, BRIT Award winner, multi-platinum singer-songwriter. This is his first release of 2023 and the first unreleased from his third album of 2022.”jump“.
On a track produced by Gabe Simon (Noah Kahan) and co-written with Phil Plestead (Lewis Capaldi, Dean Lewis), James Bay said:
“Goodybye Never Felt So Bad” is a song about how absurd goodbye can be. Rarely is there anything beautiful about it. I constantly say goodbye to the people I love, it’s part of my job. I am always traveling. It’s a great job, but everything in life has its ups and downs. I started playing this piece live this summer, long before I knew it was going to be released. I just wanted to share new music, just to feel the thrill. You can’t ask the audience to absolutely love something, but every time I played it, my fans put their hands up, clapped, and sang along with me for the last chorus. It was amazing. I am very happy to share this work with the world. I wrote it with my friend, the genius Phil Plestead! I hope you like it!”.
James Bay’s music can rock a stadium or be the soundtrack to the first dance at a wedding. The British singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer teeters on the fine line between rock stardom and gentle, eloquent folk singing, enhancing his music with universal appeal. Since its inception in 2013, it has received three GRAMMY® nominations, two BRIT Awards, two Q Awards, and top honors at the Ivor Novello Awards and ECHO Awards. She is a rare force, she is comfortable playing in a duet with Mick Jagger from the Rolling Stones or Alicia Keys. His 2014 debut album Chaos and the Calm went gold in Italy and includes the songs “Let It Go”, “Hold Back The River”, certified triple platinum in Italy, and “Need The Sun To Break”. Meanwhile, he received critical acclaim for 2018’s Electric Light, 2019’s Oh My Messy Mind EP, and 2022’s Leap. and “Late Night” with Seth Meyers. In addition to touring with Ed Sheeran, Bruce Springsteen and The Lumineers, he was constantly collecting tickets for concerts around the world. In addition, he has collaborated with many names in the contemporary scene, including Julia Michaels and Maisie Peters. His music can be heard in The Try: Season 2 and in the Spoiler Warning trailer. Epiphone even released a limited edition of the James Bay Signature “1966” guitars. It has generated nearly 10 billion total streams so far and continues to grow. Now Bay kicks off what promises to be her most undeniable and unforgettable chapter in 2023 with the single “Goodbye Never Felt So Bad” and more.