JAMIE T – Sheila (Re-Issue CD & 2x 7″ Singles)

Virgin VSCDT1936 / VS1936 / VSX1936: 7th May 2007
1. Sheila
“Jack had a gang that he called ‘The Many Grams’, he was known as ‘Smack Jack the cracker man’, in life he was dealt some shit hands, but the boys got the back now”
2. Rawhide (Feat. Lily Allen)
“He screams to silence, dads got no money, and I don’t like violence, take what you want though”
3. Back To Mine For A Moonshine
“Lets go back to mine for a moonshine, make sure you’re quiet, my mum is downstairs, she’s been pissed since this mornin’ so she’s cert’ passed out, that’s why my dads is all asleep in armchair”
4. Meet Me On The Corner
“Tin foods, swing moods, face so pale, back scar, brawl bar, finger nails”

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve already fell in love with ‘Sheila’ so this re-release seems a bit pointless. Especially when Jamie’s album is packed with many equally fantastic tracks. I’ve listened to ‘Sheila’ so many times I can sing along with every word including the John Betjeman sample “Good heavens you boys, blue blooded murder of the English tongue”. To make up for this re-release, Jamie’s pulled out the stops with three melancholy and addictive B-sides.

‘Rawhide’ is a bouncy Ska-Popper with the great Lily Allen singing a verse and backing vocals. ‘Back To Mine For A Moonshine’ is an oddly hypnotic mix of creeping Piano and pulsating Dub Bass with a killer Drum break at the end. ‘Meet Me On The Corner’ has got some of Jamie T’s best lyrics combined with eerie downbeat music.

Click here to buy Jamie’s essential ‘Panic Prevention’ album from HMV for only £8.99.

Here are five rare and superb Jamie T B-sides:

Jamie T – Fox News mp3
Jamie T – Livin’ With Betty mp3
Jamie T – Northern Line mp3
Jamie T – Here’s Ya Getaway mp3
Jamie T – Turn To Monsters mp3

Here are links to watch the new video for ‘Sheila (Featuring Bob Hoskins)’ and the ‘Superior Original Monkey Version’ on YouTube.

Jamie T Website / Jamie T MySpace


7 Responses to “JAMIE T – Sheila (Re-Issue CD & 2x 7″ Singles)”

  1. northern line is amazing. piss-poor verse but the chorus is incredible. i find jamieT quite hit/miss but when he’s good he blows my shoes and socks off.


  2. I tried to buy a UK iTunes account like 20 times to try and download Panic Prevention when it first came out. When I couldn’t I ended up buying the Sheila single and Panic Prevention and paying an arm and a leg to have them shipped over to the states.

    Now I really, really want this re-issue. Dammit!

  3. any chance you can get a copy of rawhide for us to download on here? such a good tune, but cant download it anywhere

  4. i got every jamie t track ever, dont believe me, ask, ill send to anyone

  5. hello Jamie,

    i just discovered Jamie T. a few month ago and i really love what he does. i just got the album and two other tracks “rawhide” and “on holiday”
    i’d be thankful if you could send me some other b-side to know what they’re worth.
    here’s my e-mail : erase_rewind84@hotmail.com

    if by any mean i can do something to thank you, just ask.

    thank a lot.


  6. hi there jamie t fans

    on jamie’s myspace, he has a song called “Back To Mine For A Moonshine” which is nowhere to be found. if anybody has it and could send it me, or direct me to a download, that would be great!!! my email address is cool786_6@hotmail.com

    thanks alot


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