Editors' Note: We enjoyed reading James' answers so much that we thought it would be a shame not to share them in full. Eloquent and intelligent, let his answers remind you why you fell in love with his music all over again. Grab a cup of tea and take a seat-this one's a long one!
1. It’s been a while since we last heard your voice! You released your debut album about four years ago, and just released your second ‘Lost and Found’ recently. What have you been up to since we last saw you?
Yes, about four years – after releasing the previous album, a period of promotion followed, then I parted ways with that company. I then took a short period of rest, before beginning preparations for my new album, Lost & Found.
It took two years to write the material, then another 18 months to prepare arrangements, Chinese lyrics and record it. During that 18 month period, we also did everything else associated with an album release – designing and creating the physical album, photoshoots, liner notes, an acoustic session, and shot four music videos, all of which are now on YouTube.
Whilst that was going on, I tried out acting, so I’ve been in some movies, short films, and advertisements. I also got married and had a daughter, so it’s been quite a busy period.
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