José James Shares Billy Joel Cover "Just The Way You Are"

With a beguiling mix of jazz, R&B, pop and soul, singer-songwriter and producer José James has shared his tender cover of a Billy Joel classic “Just The Way You Are”. The single’s art pays homage to Joel’s 52nd Street record cover and comes ahead of James’ imminent future soul album, No Beginning No End 2. Releasing March 6 on his own label Rainbow Blonde Records, the project also features the talents of Aloe Blacc (from previous single “Turn Me Up”), Ledisi & Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah (from first single “I Need Your Love”), Laura Mvula, Lizz Wright, Erik Truffaz, Hindi Zahra, Taali and more.

James is celebrating the release with an international tour this year, as well – tour dates below:

3/21: Denver, CO @ Dazzle Jazz
3/22: Los Angeles, CA @ Lodge Room
3/25: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
3/27: Washington, DC @ The Hamilton Live
5/7: Evanston, IL @ SPACE
5/8-9: Minneapolis, MN @ Dakota
5/23-24: Seoul, South Korea @ Olympic Park (Seoul Jazz Festival)