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James Blake shares ‘Life Is Not The Same’

The track is the second single from his album ‘Friends That Break Your Heart’

  • Words: Tope Olufemi | Photo: Josh Stadlen
  • 20 August 2021
James Blake shares ‘Life Is Not The Same’

James Blake has shared another single from his upcoming album ‘Friends That Break Your Heart’, after ‘Say What You Will’ in July.

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Working with US-duo Take A Daytrip on the track, the artist has given audiences a second glimpse into what direction he’s taking with the upcoming project. With a melodic and energetic instrumental and a stellar vocal performance from Blake, the track is filled with emotion and Blake’s versatility and artistic development over his decade-long career.

The new track follows the more meditative ‘Say What You Will’, which arrived with a video directed by Bear Damen and featuring Finneas.

Blake has kept himself busy in the lead up to his new album, releasing two EPs last year, producing and featuring on Dave’s number one album ‘We’re All Alone In This Together’, as well as Slowthai’s ‘Tyron’.

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His new album is set to feature SZA, Monica Martin, Swavay and JID, and will be released on September 10.

Listen to ‘Life Is Not The Same’ below.

Tope Olufemi is Mixmag’s Digital Intern, follow them on Twitter

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