James Blake has revealed the full details of his forthcoming EP, Before. Check out the project’s artwork and tracklist below.
Blake first teased new material on his Instagram story, which included two phone numbers, one for the UK and another for the US. When called, an automated voice directs the caller to the website beforeep.com, which displays a timer counting down to Wednesday, October 14.
Along with sharing details on the EP, Blake also announced a live-stream DJ set for Boiler Room, which will be broadcast live from his homeon Friday, October 16 at 10pm BST (2pm PT, 5pm ET). The exclusive set marks Blake’s first Boiler Room appearance in seven years and will feature material from Before.
Earlier this year, James Blake shared the singles ‘Are You Even Real?’ and ‘You’re Too Precious’. He’s also performed a series of covers including Nirvana’s ‘Come As You Are’, Joni Mitchell’s ‘A Case of You’, and Frank Ocean’s ‘Godspeed’. His last album was 2019’s Assume Form.
— James Blake (@jamesblake) October 12, 2020