James Blake premieres new single, sets live date at London ICA
By Aly Barchi | Published on Friday 8 February 2013
Last night, that James Blake premiered a new single titled ‘Retrograde’ on Radio 1. He’ll officially release it on Monday. Oh, and he’s given his new LP a name: ‘Overgrown’, so that’s nice.
Apparently, ‘Overgrown’ incorporates the “brain melting electronic perfection” of Blake’s early releases, whilst at the same time “moving way beyond any post-dubstep pigeonholes to include stunning reinterpretations of both hip-hop and house”. JB will make a promotional PA at London’s ICA on 26 Feb. Tickets are on sale now via this link.
The official video for ‘Retrograde’ will go online at 5pm on Sunday, but to satisfy your urge to hear it before then, Blake taped it off the radio last night and put that up on YouTube. So, without further ado, let’s all do as the press release for the single says and surf on an “emotional sine wave”: