Feb 08, 2013
James Blake Previews New Song
James Blake - Retrograde

King James is back, and I don’t mean Lebron.

Last night, a new James Blake track entitled Retrograde dropped on the web before it was abruptly taken down. Luckily enough, we were able to scoop up a rip of the track for your streaming pleasure, as a temporary solution before a high quality release is out.

Blake takes a note from Sam Cooke on this one and delivers some mature, soulful crooning on Retrograde. The minimal beats and looping falsettos swerve in and out before a buzzingly warm synth drowns out the mix. Blake’s sophomore album, Overgrown, is expected out later this year. We can’t wait for a high quality version of Retrograde and any more neo-futuristic-hyper-minimal soul the producer has in his bag.

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