James Blake teams up with Travis Scott and Metro Boomin on new track "Mile High"
James Blake returns with a new album Assume Form a follow up to 2016’s The Colour in Anything. Assume Form is an eclectic mixture of sounds and a vibrant fusion of musical genres. Standout track Mile High encapsulates the unique sound of the album blending trap drums with alternative electronic melodies. James Blake trades verses with new age rap god Travis Scott over production co produced by Metro Boomin, Wavey and Dre Moon. Blake holds his own bringing his trade mark ethereal vibe to match Travis Scott’s exuberant energy.
The Music video was directed by Nabil,James Blake and Nabil previously collaborated on the music video for Overgrown. At the start of the video James Blake is sitting in a cafe Travis Scott walks into the cafe and proceeds to have a conversation with James Blake. During the course of the conversation James Blake falls into a daydream slipping into a psychedelic ethereal fantasy world.
Music Video Directed by Nabil Elderkin
Listen to Assume Form Here
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Words by Kwame