Music CD - 2013
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Publisher: New York : Universal Republic, p2013
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (39 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in


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Santa Monica Staff Jan 04, 2014

On his 2011 debut, James Blake was a bedroom beat maestro with soul-singer ambitions: a composer of beautiful, somewhat blurry songlets that were spangled with dubstep bass groans and glitchy electronics. His new album marks a shift: Blake has toned down the twitchiness and concentrated on the tunes. "Retrograde" is a surging torch ballad; "Our Love Comes Back" is a shuddering plea for rekindled romance. Blake's music is still a bit out of focus. He sings in a pretty, dusky warble, but often doesn't enunciate his lyrics; he's less a songwriter than a conjurer of melodies. But at its finest, Blake's mood music has some magic in it. It holds you in its spell.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/overgrown-20130415#ixzz2pTNNHjeX
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