james blake -- overgrown (4/8)

Health insurance rip off lying FDA big bankers buying
Fake computer crashes dining
Cloning while they're multiplying
Fashion shoots with Beck and Hanson
Courtney Love, and Marilyn Manson
You're all fakes
Run to your mansions
Come around
We'll kick your ass in

Postby bluemovers » Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:51 pm

Last year, James Blake revealed that his follow-up to 2013's Overgrown would be called Radio Silence. Ten months later, he shared its first track, "Modern Soul," during his BBC Radio 1 residency. Today, Blake showed up for a surprise appearance on the residency, sharing a new song called "Timeless" and revealing that the album is complete. He jokes that he's in Los Angeles because it's raining in England, and says, "I was here finishing off a few things. I did this thing I'm gonna put out at some point."

He continues, "I said it a couple of months ago that I think it's time to start recording an album because–you know–there've been requests. People have been asking if I'm going to record a record, so I did one." Blake offers, "It turned out great–quite long, but I'm really happy with it." and, "It's 18 tracks long. Yeah, one of the tracks is 20 minutes long, as well." His co-host says, "I think it's 24," to which he responds, "Yeah, for real."
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Postby bluemovers » Thu May 05, 2016 4:30 pm

is quentin blake his grandpa?

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Postby Permafrost » Thu May 05, 2016 7:25 pm

Blakey's back baby!

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Postby spix et chicho » Thu May 05, 2016 7:27 pm

yeah i think i just hate this guy's music peace out
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Postby camping » Thu May 05, 2016 7:28 pm

no kanye or chance or beyonce features? i'm out
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spix taking no prisoners!
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Postby The Emperor's Son » Fri May 06, 2016 9:51 am

this is too long but ok

it'll do for doing other things

i'll keep you all posted tho!
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Postby j-ol » Fri May 06, 2016 5:05 pm

cover art is :?
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Postby all day breakfast » Fri May 06, 2016 5:07 pm

yeah i love quentin blake but that is going to age extremely badly, and it looks pretty bad to begin with

this could be cut down to a really good 6 track mini-album
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Postby all day breakfast » Fri May 06, 2016 5:12 pm

basically anything where his voice is treated as material currency in production is pretty good

unfortunately he mostly does the croony sing-song bullshit

couldn't be more of a mercury prize winner album if it tried
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Postby mondays » Fri May 06, 2016 7:32 pm

how does this dude's album art get shittier with each release. that literally looks like he got it from a middle school
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Postby The Emperor's Son » Fri May 06, 2016 7:45 pm

all day breakfast wrote:basically anything where his voice is treated as material currency in production is pretty good

unfortunately he mostly does the croony sing-song bullshit

yep

back half is more tolerable than the front, but he also stacked like 30 minutes of the 1 hour 17 min album in 6 songs at the end
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Postby ocean pimp » Fri May 06, 2016 8:38 pm

Haven't listened to this yet, but damn, sad to hear he stuck to crooning more than the "voice as material currency" direction (beautifully described, all day breakfast). I'll be giving it a listen nonetheless.
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Postby ocean pimp » Fri May 06, 2016 8:39 pm

camping wrote:no kanye or chance or beyonce features? i'm out


Damn, what he hell

That album artwork is atrocious.
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Postby mondays » Fri May 06, 2016 8:44 pm

my favorite song so far on this thing is the very poorly timed track titled I Need A Forest Fire
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Postby Guffaw » Sat May 07, 2016 3:04 am

smh at the quentin blake hate in this thread
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Postby dmitry » Tue May 10, 2016 11:47 am

yeah this album is... ok.

it's pretty crazy how much weight this dude behind him. overgrown was brian eno, this is rick rubin

i'm surprised rick "cut out the crap" rubin didn't tell james blake to take out all the annoying high-pitched sounds out of this album
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Postby Polygraph Shakira » Tue May 10, 2016 11:51 am

Guffaw wrote:smh at the quentin blake hate in this thread

yeah i really like the cover art
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Postby Polygraph Shakira » Thu May 12, 2016 11:16 pm

this is really growing on me, particularly the back half
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Postby zamboni » Thu May 12, 2016 11:22 pm

whats material currency
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Postby potentialgetawaydriver » Fri May 13, 2016 12:26 am

Some really great stuff on the album
Cover art didn't strike me as any sort of crime
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Postby Polygraph Shakira » Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:17 pm



can't stop listening to this.
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Postby Celiac » Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:37 pm

That new song is like listening to Twin Peaks the Return
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Postby dmitry » Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:41 pm

sorry I want the crooner stuff back
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Postby shrinemaidens » Thu May 24, 2018 10:30 pm



hmmm
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Postby Infinity Lunker » Thu May 24, 2018 10:35 pm

Aààaaaaand we're back
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Postby ripersnifle » Thu May 24, 2018 11:20 pm

mondays wrote:how does this dude's album art get shittier with each release. that literally looks like he got it from a middle school
lol
the last LP's album art was truly abysmal
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Postby ripersnifle » Thu May 24, 2018 11:20 pm

damnit
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