James Blake is presumably still celebrating the introduction of his name to the real mainstream after his recent collaborations with Queen Beyoncé on her recently released LEMONADE, but he already seems ready to make another artistic statement of his own. The London-based crooner has had an album coming out “soon” for a while, but tonight is finally the night. Yes. We will be graced with a new James Blake album before day’s end.
Today, during an interview with Annie Mac on her BBC Radio 1 Show, James Blake sat down and talked about a few things. He confirmed that the album would be called The Colour In Anything, despite earlier claims that it would be titled Radio Silence. He also confirmed that the Sir Quentin Blake artwork seen on a series of billboards in both London and in Brooklyn last week would be used for the album’s cover. But, most importantly, he announced that the album would be released tonight at midnight GMT.
On Twitter, James Blake shared a photo of the album’s tracklist. Previously shared tracks like “Modern Soul” and “Timeless” appear, as well as “Radio Silence,” a song that he has performed live in the past. Even though no features are listed, we do know that “I Need a Forest Fire” is the collaboration with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon that he alluded to last year. There is no word yet on whether or not the Kanye West collaboration will also appear.
You can check out the full 17-song tracklist below.