James Blake has shared a brand new video for his latest single ‘Are You Even Real?’ – watch it under.
The trippy, partly animated new video sees Blake’s face contorted in unusual new shapes. Watch it under.
‘You’re Too Treasured’, Blake’s solely different piece of recent music since 2019 album ‘Assume Form’, got here out again in April.
In a five-star evaluate of ‘Assume Form’ upon its launch, NME known as the album “proof that James Blake is one of the world’s greatest producers,” calling it a “loved-up fourth record” that “sees him finally in control as a brilliant songwriter and emotive lyricist”.
Since then, Blake has shared a number of recent covers throughout lockdown. Again in Might, Blake started a brand new sequence the place he shares covers of songs requested by followers. Thus far, he has coated Stevie Surprise’s ‘Never Dreamed You’d Go away in Summer season’, whereas additionally sharing a piano-led rendition of Nirvana’s ‘Come As You Are’ and variations of Radiohead’s ‘No Surprises’ and Billie Eilish’s ‘When The Party’s Over’.
Late final 12 months, Blake mentioned the fabric he has been engaged on since ‘Assume Form’, saying that he’s “trying to dive into the most free, un-self-conscious part of myself”.
“I’m embracing more of the experimental side of myself, different time signatures and being a bit more fluid…” he added. “If you feel pressure to create a big song, which I think is in the back of the mind of any artist who’s had a big song, unfortunately, that creates a pressure to homogenise further songs to the framework that you think will [create another big song].”