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Single by Jarryd James featuring Broods
from the album High
Released 17 June 2016 (2016-06-17)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2016
Length 4:00
Label Dryden Street, Universal Music Australia
Writer(s) Jarryd James
Producer(s) Jarryd James, Joel Little
Jarryd James singles chronology
"Sure Love"
Broods chronology

"1000×" (pronounced "a thousand times") is a single by Australian singer-songwriter Jarryd James featuring New Zealand indie pop group, Broods. It was released on 17 June 2016.[1]

Background and recording[edit]

Speaking to Matt and Alex on Triple J in June 2016, James explained "It's the first song I wrote when I first started with working with Joel Little. He was still living in New Zealand... so I went over to Auckland and spent half a day and we came up with this song."[2] James explained that he wasn't sure on the track and it was excluded from his album Thirty One. Broods vocalist Georgia Nott said; "I still remember the first time I heard Jarryd sing and I almost cried... I'm obsessed with love songs and got really attached to it and ended up walking down the aisle to the demo."[3]

The two decided to get Nott to sing on it too and make it a 'duet' and her vocals were added in January 2016.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

Project U said: "I'm careful with the word 'perfect', but Jarryd James has made the year's finest ballad "[5]

Thomas Bleach said: "'1000x' is a beautifully produced, moody ballad that perfectly allows Jarryd and Georgia's vocals to harmonise together making this one lush duet."[6]

Track listing[edit]

One-track single
  1. "1000X" – 4:33[1]


Chart (2016) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[7] 47
New Zealand Heatseekers (Recorded Music NZ)[8] 3

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Australia 17 June 2016 Digital download[1] Dryden Street, Universal Music Australia


  1. ^ a b c "1000X – Single by Jarryd James feat Broods". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved 18 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jarryd James Teams Up With Broods For "1000x": Listen To A Preview". Mike Wass. Idolator. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Listen: Jarryd James teams with Broods for new song '1000x'". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "The Purge#141". auspOp. 18 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "JARRYD JAMES & BROODS' '1000X' IS PERFECT". Project U. June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "SINGLE REVIEW: JARRYD JAMES FEAT. BROODS – 1000X". Thomas Bleach. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016.