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James Blake Plans ‘Aggressive’ Second Album

Dubstep’s former posterboy set for clubby” album follow-up.”

James Blake’s follow-up to his 2011 self-titled debut is looking to be a ‘more aggressive’ affair according to the man himself - which, let’s be honest, wouldn’t be hard really.

“A lot of the vocal music I’ve been making has been really clubby,’ Blake told Spinner.

“That’s mainly because I’ve had more time to go to clubs, and that normally breeds that kind of influence. I’ve been doing quite a few DJ sets recently, which have been really fun.”

The post-dubstep producer and singer-songwriter continued:

“I think it’s going to be a bit more aggressive, to be honest. It seems that way. I don’t feel more aggressive, it’s just been … it’s just how I feel. In terms of writing more club tracks, writing more electronically influenced — I feel like it was all electronically influenced, but now that influence has come to me in a different way.”

Below you can watch the video for Blake’s recent cover of Joni Mitchell’s ‘A Case Of You’. The track, which shows Blake’s more ‘timid’ side, appears on his ‘Enough Thunder’ EP.

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