“I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness. In reality those who satisfy me are those who simply allow me to live with my ”idea of them”.”—Anaïs Nin
James Blake is to release a six-track successor to his Mercury-nominated eponymous album. Entitled ‘Enough Thunder’, the EP is due out through Atlas on 10 Oct, which might just be soon enough to capitalise on any hype generated by next week’s Mercury Awards show.
Alongside four solo originals and a well-loved cover of Joni Mitchell classic ‘A Case Of You’, it will feature ‘Fall Creek Boys Choir’, Blakey’s collaboration with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver. If you haven’t yet sampled the sparse, sputtering sounds of the latter, do so here: