James II (single)

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"James II"
Single by James
Released February 1985
Recorded October 1984, Strawberry Studios, Stockport
Genre Indie pop
Length 5:51
Label Factory
Producer(s) Chris Nagle
James singles chronology
James II
Village Fire

James II was the second release by Mancunian band James, released in February 1985 by Factory Records.[1] It contained two tracks later to be released as part of the EP Village Fire along with the tracks from debut release Jimone.

The single reached number 2 on the UK Independent Chart, staying on the chart for 18 weeks.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "If Things Were Perfect" – 3:00
  2. "Hymn from a Village" – 2:51



  1. ^ Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN 1-84195-335-0, p. 378
  2. ^ Lazell, Barry (1998) Indie Hits 1980-1989, Cherry Red Books, ISBN 0-95172-069-4, p. 121