Editors' Notes Balladry may have made James Arthur an X Factor champion, but he’s always been a singer-songwriter with a broader vision than your average acoustic troubadour. Building on the soul-pop foundations of 2016’s Back From the Edge, he sets his lived-in vocals to his richest palette of sounds yet. The drama and pomp of opener “You” suggests the Teessider absorbed a few tricks while contributing to The Greatest Showman: Reimagined, and he recruits Ty Dolla $ign and UK rapper Shotty Horroh for the spry hip-pop cut “Treehouse”. Those vocals demand a few stripped-back heart-tuggers, though, and the album’s reflective second half explores the twists and turns of love on “Empty Space” and the gospel-influenced “Naked”, while the graceful “Fall” evokes Arthur’s own struggles with addiction and anxiety.

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You (feat. Travis Barker)
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3:51
 
Finally Feel Good
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3:36
 
Marine Parade (2013)
3
3:12
 
If We Can Get Through This We Can Get Through Anything
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3:35
 
Car's Outside
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4:09
 
Quite Miss Home
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4:03
 
Treehouse (feat. Shotty Horroh)
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3:40
 
Sad Eyes
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4:10
 
Unconditionally (feat. Adam Lazzara)
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3:02
 
Homicide Love
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3:57
 
Breathe
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3:20
 
Maybe
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3:40
 
Fall
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3:43
 
Falling like the Stars
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3:32
 
Empty Space
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3:33
 
Naked
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3:53
 
From Me to You I Hate Everybody
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3:36
 

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