Magazine Gap Frontman James Keen Releases ‘Show Me What You Got’, the Debut Single from his Brand-New Solo Album.

Unmistakable vocal depth and character elevate a strong acoustic groove and warming layers of bass, rhythm and harmony – London’s James Keen returns with a timelessly uplifting anthem.

Following a brief hiatus from the scene, time spent immersed in the complexities of production and the ever-unshakable depths of his own reflective writing, Magazine Gap front man James Keen announces the release of the very first single from his highly-anticipated solo record ‘Crossover’.

Offering sublime long-form melodies and an underlying sense of possibility that inspires and motivates, ‘Show Me What You Got’ proves a humble yet outstanding introduction to the upcoming album.

Releasing June 30th, the track skilfully walks the line between mainstream familiarity and underground expression, compiling aspects of classic folk songwriting and a simultaneous fusion of intimacy and bigger-band vibrancy.
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Title: Show Me What You Got (Single)
Artist: James Keen
Label: Jackaroo Records
Copyright: ©+℗ Jackaroo Records
Genre: Pop | Singer-Songwriter | Folk | Rock
Duration: 00:03:10

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James Keen, a London-based songwriter, has graced stages worldwide with his deeply evocative music. Blending genres such as Pop, Rock, R&B, and Folk, his thoughtful repertoire spans nearly two decades, embodying unwavering inspiration and integrity. Raised in a culturally diverse background, James draws influence from international artists such as Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ and revered guitarists like Mark Knopfler, David Gilmour, and Eric Clapton, as well as the lyrical depth of Neil Young and Bob Dylan’s classic records. Initially establishing himself on London’s acoustic circuit, he released his full-band debut solo record ‘No Coincidence’ in 2007, leading to the formation of Magazine Gap—a critically acclaimed group that toured extensively across Europe, North America, and Asia, amassing a devoted fanbase. Amid the pandemic lockdowns, James returned to his solo endeavors, honing his skills as a producer and multi-instrumentalist. The result is his remarkable 2023 album ‘Crossover,’ showcasing his greatest accomplishments and delivering insightful and accessible songs that exemplify the pinnacle of his career.

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