Jim James – the frontman for Kentucky’s finest Am-rock outfit, My Morning Jacket – has announced that he will be releasing a solo LP. Regions of Light and Sounds of God will be released on ATO on 5th February next year and is James’s first full length solo release after the 2009 EP he released under the guise Yim Yames.

The first track from the album, Know Till Now, can be streamed below and retains the sound you may expect if you are familiar with My Morning Jacket’s work. Jim James looks set to continually demonstrate his incredible song-writing, multi-instrumental playing and vocal talent. There is no indication that this is the end of the road for My Morning Jacket, who are set to play a few more dates towards the end of 2012.

The tracklist for Regions of Light and Sounds of God is as follows:

01 State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U)
02 Know Til Now
03 Dear One
04 A New Life
05 Exploding
06 Of the Mother Again
07 Actress
08 All Is Forgiven
09 God’s Love to Deliver