James (Phoebe Ryan EP)
|Released||October 27, 2017|
|Phoebe Ryan chronology|
|Singles from James|
James is the second extended play by American singer-songwriter Phoebe Ryan, released on October 27, 2017 by Columbia Records. It serves as the follow-up to her 2015 extended play, Mine (2015). The EP was preceded by the release of three singles, and was promoted by a tour span from late October to mid-November 2017.
Background and composition
- "Forgetting All About You" featuring American R&B singer, blackbear was released on August 4, 2017 as the lead single from the EP. It was supported by both a music video and a performance at the Billboard Hot 100 Festival.
- "Be Real" was released as the second single on September 8, 2017. A remix EP was released the same month.
- "James Has Changed" was released as the third and final single on October 6, 2017.
In addition to the three singles being promoted, Ryan also embarked on a tour in support of the extended play. The tour began on October 31, 2017 and concluded on November 14, 2017.
Mike Wass of Idolator gave the album a positive review; he praised Ryan for "[examining] matters of the heart with rare honesty and a razor-sharp wit. Each song leads effortlessly into the next, which is no easy feat considering that they explore wildly different sounds."
|1.||"Should I"||Valley Girl||3:05|
|2.||"Be Real"||Valley Girl||3:42|
|4.||"James Has Changed"||Big Taste||3:22|
|5.||"Forgetting All About You" (featuring blackbear)||Big Taste||3:20|
Credits adapted from Tidal.
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