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James Blake 2021

JAMES BLAKE RELEASES NEW ALBUM
FRIENDS THAT BREAK YOUR HEART
OUT NOW
FIRST NEW FULL-LENGTH ALBUM IN THREE YEARS DEBUTS TO CRITICAL ACCLAIM
(NEW YORK, NY – October 8, 2021) – Today, GRAMMY® Award-winning UK singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer James Blake releases his highly anticipated new album, Friends That Break Your Heart, via Republic Records – listen HERE. The 12-track album is James Blakes’ first new full-length album in three years.
“An excellent showcase of Mr. Blake’s gifts, which on the evidence here remain intact a dozen years into his winding career.” – The Wall Street Journal

“His most beautiful work to date” – DIY Magazine

“Few artists can make such heartbreak sound so pretty, while still reflecting on all its weirdness and complexity.” – The Independent

Of the album, James says: “This album is my favorite so far. I know that’s what you’d expect me to say because I made it, and all artists think their new album is their best album…But it actually is, so…”
Tonight, the artist continues his 2021 Fall Tour playing to a packed house at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, followed by a stop at New York City’s iconic Radio City Music Hall on October 9th, and more before wrapping up in Atlanta’s Tabernacle on October 15th.
Earlier this Fall, James Blake announced his 2022 UK and Europe tour dates. Produced by Live Nation, the 9-show tour will kick off on April 30th in Glasgow at the O2 Academy and wrap with a final show at London’s Alexandra Palace on May 17th. Tickets are on-sale now via JamesBlakeMusic.com.
Friends That Break Your Heart, follows the recently released Covers EP. A collection of Blake’s favorite covers, including his critically acclaimed cover of Frank Ocean’s “Godspeed,” which generated over 5 million views on TikTok.
 
James worked closely with artist Miles Johnston to design a cover reflective of the album. The result is a visual encapsulation of the emotions brought forth throughout the body of work.
 
FRIENDS THAT BREAK YOUR HEART Tracklist:
1. Famous Last Words
2. Life Is Not The Same
3. Coming Back (feat. SZA)
4. Funeral
5. Frozen (feat. JID & SwaVay)
6. I’m So Blessed You’re Mine
7. Foot Forward
8. Show Me (feat. Monica Martin)
9. Say What You Will
10. Lost Angel Nights
11. Friends That Break Your Heart
12. If I’m Insecure
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