PREMIERED ON RADIO 1 AS “HOTTEST RECORD IN THE WORLD”
TV PERFORMANCE DEBUT OF “FUNERAL” WITH SLOWTHAI ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON TONIGHT, 11TH OCTOBER
Mercury Music Prize and GRAMMY® Award winning UK singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer James Blake releases a new version of this track “Funeral” featuring slowthai.
Premiered today on Radio 1 as “Hottest Record In The Word”, “Funeral” is off Blake’s fifth studio album, Friends That Break Your Heart, released on 8th October via Poyldor in the UK and Republic Records in the US.
Tonight, James Blake will take the stage at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for the TV debut performance of “Funeral” with slowthai.
Friends That Break Your Heart has garnered both fan and critical acclaim since its release last week. It was lauded as “James Blake in his richest, rawest form” (NME); “His most beautiful work to date” (DIY); “an excellent showcase of Mr. Blake’s gifts” (The Wall Street Journal); and “a record full of mesmerisingly brilliant composition and some of the most accomplished songwriting of Blake’s career” (The i).