James Blake Surprises Us All With New Album 'The Colour In Anything'
The singer took a page from Bey's playbook on Thursday evening (May 5.)
British singer and songwriter James Blake has fans on edge now that his third album The Colour In Anything has a release date, which happened to be May 5.
The midnight (BST time) arrival of the singer's third LP comes as a surprise to his fans who found out via Twitter and a low-key interview with Annie Mac’s BBC 1 Radio show. Billboard reports his subtle hints on The Colour In Anything began last week when murals revealing the title of his album were painted in London and Brooklyn.
The looming and contrasting murals were completed by Roald Dahl illustrator (James and the Giant Peach) Sir Quentin Blake.
The singer, who worked with Beyonce on "Forward," a mini gem on Lemonade, teamed up with Kanye West, Rick Rubin and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon for the project. Sadly, it appears the Kanye collabo was scrapped. The previously released singles "Modern Soul" and "Timeless" are also on the highly anticipated LP. It comes as the singer's follow-up to his second album Overgrown, which featured his breakout single, "Retrograde."
A vinyl edition of the album will be available on August 5. Until then, you can stream The Colour In Anything below.