This Saturday, November 26, The Showbox will host Dublin-born, singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow. After surpassing 100 million streams and being featured on the tracks of major players in various genres, including Kygo and Drake, it is safe to say that McMorrow has grown into a globally recognized and respected artist. While he could easily rely on his chilling falsetto and continue to release vocal albums over acoustic guitar with great success, McMorrow instead has declared his entrance into the post-genre era. In the release of his third studio album this past September,
In the release of his third studio album this past September, We Move, the artist takes a step away from indie folk and layers his voice over minimalistic R&B sounds. With his embrace of neosoul, McMorrow gifts us with an album that is both haunting and satisfying. Of the record, McMorrow says, “I ended up with an album that sounds like how I see life and how I live my life.” The translation of his work to the stage will not disappoint.
James Vincent McMorrow
When: Saturday, November 26, 7pm doors
Where: The Showbox (1426 1st Ave)
Tickets start at $25