Over the last week, James Blake has played a series of West Coast gigs in the US, and has been dropping new songs into the set.
Over three San Francisco gigs, and one in Los Angeles, the singer, who released new album ‘The Colour In Anything’ back in 2016, played three new songs, called ‘I Can’t Believe That We Float’, ‘Asking For A Friend’, and ‘Black Lung’.
In the last of the new tracks, the singer attached a cover of Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’ closer ‘Videotape’. Blake supported Radiohead at a series of European shows earlier this year.
In terms of upcoming support slots, Blake is set to join Kendrick Lamar’s European leg of the ‘DAMN.’ tour in February and March of next year, a run which includes two shows at London’s O2 Arena, and one at Wembley Arena.
Watch James Blake play the new songs live and view the Kendrick tour dates below.
07 3Arena, Dublin
09 Genting Arena, Birmingham
10 Arena, Manchester
11 SSE Hydro, Glasgow
12 The O2, London
13 The O2, London
15 Festhalle, Frankfurt
20 The SSE Arena, London
22 Lanxess Arena, Cologne
23 Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam
25 AccorHotels Arena, Paris
26 Accorhotels Arena, Paris
27 Sportpaleis, Antwerp
01 Royal Arena, Copenhagen
02 Telenor Arena, Oslo
03 Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
05 Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
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