James Blake made news today with the announcement of a new album, Overgrown, along with the premiere of its first single, “Retrograde”, on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 program. The track puts Blake’s distinct vocals first, warbling over lo-fi piano chords before a steady marching clap adds structure and pace. It’s a promising hint at what’s to come. Take a listen to the “Retrograde” radio rip below.
James Blake’s Overgrown is set for release on April 8th.
STREAM: James Blake – “Retrograde”