He isn't exactly hoping for a crossover radio hit when 'The Waterfall' drops May 4.
You won't catch Jim James kicking back cold ones and cruising along to Florida Georgia Line anytime soon. Don't look for him bro-ing out in a baseball cap with Luke Bryan, either; that's just not his kind of night.
No, the My Morning Jacket frontman isn't enthralled with the current state of mainstream country music. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, James opined, "I feel like modern country is deliberately dumbing down the human race. They're deliberately making people take glory in being uneducated and racist, and it's just sad. I think it's absolute mind control."