Steven James & The Jaded have recieved press from around the globe. It seems anywhere Texas Country fans are, someone has written about this new sound coming out of South Texas. Click on a link to read reviews and interviews:

Steven James & The Jaded's 'Starr Street' is the Perfect Summertime Album

Southern Texas rockers, Steven James & The Jaded released their album Starr Street this past Friday. 

Produced solely by the band, Starr Street is the perfect summertime album.

The lead off single, "Lucky Stars", has been a Dirt Road Anthems' favorite since its release earlier in the year. The song celebrates the women in their lives that have stood by them throughout life's journey. Read more:

ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Steven James & The Jaded

With just a few more days until the release of Starr Street, we are bringing you the music video for "Lucky Stars".

Our Artist of the Week, Steven James & The Jaded released the music video last month and if you have not watched it yet, what are you waiting for? See more here:

Song review: Steven James and the Jaded’s “Lucky Stars”

Steven James and the Jaded released today their new single, “Lucky Stars“. This song will be part of the upcoming album of the South Texas band, “Starr Street“, that will be released soon. Read more here:


Steven James & The Jaded wins at the Texas Regional Radio and Music Awards

Corpus Christi's Steven James & The Jaded received the New Band of the Year award at the 2018 Texas Regional Radio and Music Awards, officials said.

The awards ceremony Saturday at the Arlington Music Hall in Arlington celebrated Texas musicians, songwriters, and radio personalities from across the state. Read more here:

South Texas group wins “New Band of the Year” at Texas Radio & Music Awards

The Coastal Bend’s own Steven James & The Jaded took home the “New Band of the Year” award Saturday night at the 2018 Texas Regional Radio & Music Awards.

The premier Texas awards show recognizes the biggest names in Texas songwriters, live musicians and radio personalities. Arlington Music Hall in Arlington, Texas was packed Saturday as groups from around the state turned out to honor each other. Read more at KRIS 6 News

World Premier: New Steven James & The Jaded

Music Video “Wildflower Lane”

We’re proud to premier the new music video from South Texas’ own Steven James & The Jaded! “Wildflower Lane” finds the upbeat Texas Country band in a more relaxed groove. With a steady train beat reminiscent of Johnny Cash and a soulful slide guitar, this exciting new song elevates the band’s “Coastal Country” sound they have come to be known for.

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Steven James- Always On The Run

His sound has been called a mixture between  John Mellencamp and Cross Canadian Ragweed at a Padre Island beach house party, with a dash of Bob Seger thrown in for good measure. Me personally, I call it Texicana. Regardless of what you want to call it, Steven James and the Jaded are one of the fasted rising stars on the Texas music scene! Read ore at True Texas Radio:

Steven James and The Jaded Yearn for Loved Ones from the Road on Wildflower Lane 

After Texas country artist, Jarrod Johnson, tipped me off about Steven James and the Jaded quite some time ago, I understood what he meant about them deserving more attention. Read more at Pitsop for Country:


Steven James & The Jaded - New Single 

Like the soothing sounds of the ocean waves crashing into the Corpus Christi shoreline comes Steven James.  Steven has a very unique and all his own vocal tone.  Almost like merging  80's rock with that Texas Country twang we all know and love.  Clear and smooth which makes for easy listening through any of his tracks.  Three of hard work and it is starting to pay off for Steven and his band.  Boasting 2 Top 40 Texas Radio Singles and 2,500 Facebook likes, Steven has found his niche.  His single "Texas Girls" spent 23 weeks in the top 75 and was a top 200 song for 2016. Read more at Texas Local Live: 

Video Premiere: Steven James & the Jaded – Dance With Me Tonight

Our Video Spotlight shines on coastal country rock band, Steven James & the Jaded!  James hit the ground running last year when his debut single, “Weak in the Knees”, broke the Top 40 on the Texas Regional Radio Report and then followed it up with another successful single, “Texas Girls”; which charted for over 6 months! Looking to keep the momentum of success going, James just released “Dance with Me Tonight” of his recently released album, “On the Run”. Read more:


Steven James & The Jaded Have Highest Debut

On Texas Chart

Congrats are in order for Steven James & The Jaded.


Steven and his band had the highest debuting single on the Texas charts this week. Their new song ‘Texas Girls’ checked in at the number 93 position on this week’s Texas chart.

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Artist Spotlight: Steven James & the Jaded

Steven James &  the Jaded certainly have a unique sound.  Their combination of alternative rock and coastal country, sound unlike anything else currently in the Texas scene.  James’ rock background, and edgy vocals, mixed with his southern-style songwriting, and care-free musical ambience provide a sound that is smooth, energetic, and fun! Read more here:

Album Review: Steven James & The Jaded 'On The Run'

After grabbing the attention of Texas Music fans with their debut single “Weak In The Knees”, Steven James & The Jaded are excited to release their latest album On The Run.

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Young Texas singer follows up debut radio hit

Steven James & The Jaded caught the ears of the Texas Country Scene in early 2016 after their debut single "Weak In The Knees" broke the Top 40 on the Texas Regional Radio charts.Now they're gearing up for the follow-up to their debut album, "Baby L.A.," with the release of their new single "Texas Girls."

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Steven James Talks New Single, "Texas Girls" 

Since releasing their 2014 debut album, Baby LA, Steven James and the Jaded have been working non-stop. Touring all over Texas, they are building a solid fan base while breaking into the Top 40 on the charts with their debut single, "Weak In The Knees." In anticipation of their new single and upcoming album, frontman Steven James took the time to talk about his rock roots, "Texas Girls," and more. 

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Local band lands on music charts

As 2015 winds down, it is not unusual for people to look back on the previous 12 months and take stock of what has been accomplished.For local musician Steven James, there is much to reflect upon.The Corpus Christi-based singer, songwriter and guitarist took to the stage for countless gigs in the Coastal Bend for one well-received engagement after another.He also took his show on the road with his band, the Jaded, and was welcomed by highly enthusiastic crowds in Lubbock, Midland, Dallas and Fort Worth.

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VIDEO: Steven James & The Jaded ‘Weak In The Knees’

As consummate performers, it only made sense that Steven James & The Jaded would make the video for their new single ‘Weak In The Knees’ (from latest album ‘Baby LA’) a tour-based one. Filmed during their run of support shows for Texas artist Rich O’Toole, it comes off the back of a string of festival performances and follows fan favorite releases ‘Best of Your Love’ and ‘Go Down Slow’. Regional support has allowed the band to go from strength to strength, and despite only being released three weeks ago, the video looks like it’s going to become their biggest yet.

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Steven James not ‘jaded' by band's success

Steven James is a modern-day renaissance man. In addition to his day job as a marketing representative for a hospital system, he is also the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for the local band known as the Shakedown.

The impressive trio of musicians has enjoyed a notable level of popularity, but last spring, James’ cohorts decided to amicably leave the band because their touring schedule was keeping them away from their young families. Undaunted, James viewed that unexpected change as an opportunity to reinvent himself as Steven James and the Jaded. As it turns out, the change is set to elevate him and his new band to even more success.

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STEAM Magazine - South Texas Entertainment and Arts Magazine

Steven James sat down with the team from South Texas Entertainment and Arts Magazine this month to talk about his summer tour, taking him to California and back, and why hotel rooms are some of his favorite places in the world to be. Learn more about life on the road with Steven James by clicking on the latest issue of STEAM. We're on the very last page, going out with a bang!

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New Country UK - Introducing Steven James

Steven James has spent much of the past decade building up an impressive reputation on the music scene in Southern America, being the figurehead for two highly successful rock bands. 2014 has seen two big changes for this native of Corpus Christi, Texas; firstly he has taken the opportunity presented by a hiatus for his band The Shake Down to make the transition to recording and performing as a solo act. Secondly, whilst still maintaining that rock sensibility, Steven has experimented with his musical style and embraced that Texas flavour to produce music with a healthy Country leaning.

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TACOS WITH TERA – Steven James

A new semester means new artists to interview and new tacos to devour. I met with local musician Steven James for lunch at Taqueria Almeida. He shook my hand and gave me two copies of his self-titled CD with two new songs, “Best of Your Love” and “Go Down Slow.” Throughout my TWT career I’ve never been given a copy of the artist’s music so I immediately liked him.

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Video: Steven James’ New Single “Best of Your Love”

The past decade has seen Steven James crisscrossing Texas and the South with his past two successful rock bands. Now, he's ready to strike out on his own.The young singer who often draws comparisons to Kings of Leon or Black Keys has teamed with acclaimed producer/engineer Lars Goransson, in Austin, who has produced international hit records from groups including The Cardigans; and some of Austin's music royalty including What Made Milwaukee Famous, Alpha Rev and members of Fastball.

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