Jaymes Young (born Jaymes McFarland; September 1, 1991) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. On September 9, 2013, he debuted his first extended play, Dark Star EP. His debut album Feel Something was released on June 23, 2017. In 2013 he was signed to a recording contract with Atlantic Records and toured with the trip hop trio London Grammar. He released his second EP Habits of My Heart on September 28, 2014, on Atlantic Records and opened for Vance Joy on the latter's "Dream Your Life Away" tour. He was featured alongside Birdy in David Guetta's "I'll Keep Loving You" on Guetta's 2014 album Listen. In 2016, he worked with American electronic musician ZHU in co-writing and featuring un-credited vocals on two tracks, entitled "Hometown Girl" which was originally based on Meghan Gier and Benjamin Griffith's relationship and "Cold Blooded" which was based on Jaymes Young's life at a young age. The songs eventually became part of ZHU's debut studio album Generationwhy, which was released on July 29, 2016. On May 11, 2018, McFarland said he was stepping away from the Jaymes Young project, saying on his Facebook "I'm taking a possibly permanent break from Jaymes Young as a project. I'll be back somehow someway... I can promise that. I owe a lot more music to those who have supported me. I'm following the path I feel is best. Thanks for listening.