AboutJames are an English rock band from Manchester. They formed in 1981 but were most successful during the '90s. Their hit singles include "Sit Down" and "Laid". Following the departure of lead singer Tim Booth in 2001, the band became inactive but released a new album "Hey Ma" in January 2007 and have followed with 3 more albums since. To date, the band sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.