Jamie Cullum’s 2003 Breakthrough ‘Twentysomething’ For Vinyl Debut

Jamie Cullum’s multi-million promoting 2003 album Twentysomething will be available on vinyl for the initially time on October 20 through Decca and Universal Tunes. The new edition will get there on the precise 20th anniversary of the record’s primary visual appearance.

The new format attributes the initial album across 3 sides with a range of non-album tracks, and session recordings on the fourth, moreover the bonus inclusion of “Everlasting Love,” Cullum’s jazzy rendition of the tune that was a US hit for Robert Knight and a United kingdom No.1 for Love Affair. His remake was on recorded for the Bridget Jones: The Edge of Motive film soundtrack. Territories with a D2C providing will also give a restricted edition blue vinyl version of the album.

Twentysomething reached No.3 on the Uk album chart, on which it put in pretty much a year in the Major 75. It climbed to No. 83 on the US Billboard 200, was a No.1 on the UK’s jazz & bliues chart, Official Jazz & Blues Album Chart and No.3 on Billboard’s Top Jazz Albums chart. It subsequently climbed to around the world product sales of extra than 3 million copies, of which far more than a single million were in the United kingdom, with triple platinum certification. It grew to become the UK’s speediest-advertising jazz album in chart history, and its 2003 gross sales created Cullum the UK’s highest-selling jazz artist in background.

The pan-European achievements of Twentysomething brought it an IFPI Platinum Income Award for one million gross sales in 2004. Further more afield, in Australia and New Zealand, it bundled two of Cullum’s most-streamed tracks, “What A Distinction a Working day Makes” (14.7m streams in 2022) and “These Are The Days” (8.8m streams in 2022).

Reviewers lined up to praise the album on its initially launch, with the revered jazz critic John Fordham producing in The Guardian: “Cullum’s virtues are a amazing leisure (which can make songs-earning, even in a complex studio recording, seem like enjoyment to him), a youthful bounce that would make his work engagingly ethereal and gentle, and a hipness of timing that marks him out from many of his competitors.”

20 yrs on, Cullum’s vocation album revenue have climbed to far more than 10 million, and he carries on to burnish his parallel profession as a broadcaster, notably with his weekly jazz demonstrate on BBC Radio 2.

Pre-purchase the vinyl version of Twentysomething, which is released on October 20.

The full tracklist is:

LP1 – Aspect A
01. What A Distinction A Day Designed
02. These Are The Days
03. Singin’ In The Rain
04. Twentysomething
05. But For Now

LP1 – Side B
01. Outdated Devil Moon
02. Could Have Danced All Night
03. Blame It On My Youth
04. I Get A Kick Out Of You
05. All At Sea

LP2 – Side C
01. Wind Cries Mary
02. Lover, You Should really Have Arrive Around
03. It is About Time
04. Upcoming Year, Baby

LP2 – Side D
01. Eternal Really like (Solitary Edition)
02. I Get The Sweetest Emotion (One Model)
03. Frontin’ (Live at the BBC, 2004)
04. Can’t We Be Buddies
05. Higher And Dry (US Model)