James Vincent McMorrow

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About James Vincent McMorrow

∙ Singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow’s folk-pop debut album, 2010’s Early in the Morning, went Gold in his native Ireland. ∙ He made his first TV appearance in 2011 on the long-running BBC music show Later… with Jools Holland, performing his song “This Old Dark Machine.” ∙ Recorded in a studio on a pecan farm in rural Texas, McMorrow’s hit sophomore album, 2014’s Post Tropical, incorporated elements of vintage soul and hip-hop. ∙ In 2016, his cover of Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game” was widely heard in an HBO trailer for Game of Thrones’s sixth season. ∙ With contributions from R&B/hip-hop producer Nineteen85, McMorrow’s third album, 2016’s We Move, reached the Top 20 of three different Billboard charts. ∙ His vocals are featured on the Drake song “Hype,” from his chart-topping 2016 album, Views. ∙ In 2020, the video for his reggae-flavored “I Should Go”—a collaboration with hip-hop producer-songwriter Kenny Beats—garnered more than 125,000 views in its first month.

HOMETOWN
Dublin, Ireland
BORN
January 14, 1983