Posted in music on February 25, 2013

James Blake

As mentioned, James Blake will release his sophomore full length album, Overgrown, on April 8 via Atlas/Republic, and he's just revealed the artwork (above) and the tracklist (below). Most interestingly, the tracklist reveals that there is a song called "Digital Lion," which will feature contributions from Brian Eno, and a song called "Take a Fall For Me," which will feature rapping from the RZA. In the words of Katy Perry, take that, Bon Iver.

James will also be going on a tour in support of the album, which comes to NYC on May 9 at Terminal 5. Tickets for that show are still available. He recently expanded the tour to include more international shows. Check out an updated list of dates and the video for Overgrown single, "Retrograde," below.

Meanwhile, Brian Eno has an upcoming event in NYC too, as part of Red Bull Music Academy. He'll be presenting the NYC premiere of his audio-visual installation, 77 Million Paintings, in May, along with an "illustrate talk" at Cafe Rouge on May 6. Tickets to that, and all other RBMA shows, go on sale March 4 at 10 AM.

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James Blake - "Retrograde" Official Video

James Blake - Overgrown Tracklist:
1 Overgrown
2 I Am Sold
3 Life Around Here
4 Take a Fall for Me w/ RZA
5 Retrograde
6 DLM
7 Digital Lion w/ Brian Eno
8 Voyeur
9 To the last
10 Our Love Comes Back

James Blake -- 2013 Tour Dates
Tue 02/26/13 ICA, London
Tue 04/09/13 Heaven, London
Wed 04/10/13 Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Thu 04/11/13 The Arches, Glasgow
Sun 04/14/13 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Indio CA
Tue 04/16/13 Mezzanine San Francisco CA
Thu 04/18/13 Rio Theatre Santa Cruz CA
Sun 04/21/13 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Indio CA
Tue 04/23/13 Neptune Seattle WA
Wed 04/24/13 Wonder Ballroom Portland OR
Thu 04/25/13 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver BC
Sat 04/27/13 The Depot Salt Lake City UT
Sun 04/28/13 Ogden Theatre Denver CO
Wed 05/01/13 First Avenue Minneapolis MN
Thu 05/02/13 Metro Chicago IL
Fri 05/03/13 Majestic Theatre Detroit MI
Sat 05/04/13 Danforth Music Hall Toronto ON
Mon 05/06/13 Metropolis Montreal QC
Wed 05/08/13 House of Blues Boston Boston MA
Thu 05/09/13 Terminal 5 New York NY
Sat 05/11/13 Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia PA
Sun 05/12/13 9:30 Club Washington DC
Mon 05/13/13 Cats Cradle Carrboro NC
Tue 06/04/13 Studio Coast Japan
Thu 06/06/13 Diamond Hall Japan
Fri 06/07/13 Namba Hatch Japan
Fri 07/19/13 Melt Festival Berlin, Germany
Fri 08/09/13 Oya Festival Oslo, Norway
Sat 08/10/13 Way Out West Gothenburg, Sweden

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Comments (12)

Subtitle for the album should be (Sense of Self-Importance).

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 2:16 PM

That cover sucks

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 2:17 PM

this is wonderful news.

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 2:18 PM

horrible cover!

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 2:22 PM

Worse than Grimes.

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 2:27 PM

"Subtitle for the album should be (Sense of Self-Importance)."

That's Gold, Jerry. Gold!

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 2:28 PM

i'd lick his hole clean

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 2:44 PM

"Worse than Grimes."

^ Nailed it!

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 2:48 PM

Taran Killam could destroy James Blake on SNL. Let's hope Blake gets a breakout single/grammy or something.

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2013 3:03 PM

Gotta make sure to re-up my prescription for Seroquel before April 5th

Posted by Bopps | February 25, 2013 4:06 PM

overblown..me

Posted by Anonymous | March 1, 2013 2:25 AM

hey thats a very good song thank you...awesome man :)

Posted by Mckeon | September 18, 2014 1:35 PM

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