The undisputed king of quarantine has to be James Blake. Serenading fans via Instagram with countless livestream performances, James has provided a sense of sincerity in these challenging times. To help fans with a dose of comfort, Blake utilized his greatest weapon, his voice, to fight back the pressures that have come with being under lockdown.
On his first Instagram live sessions during quarantine he performed a slew of hits including his signature “Retrograde” while putting his spin on some of his favorite tracks by his peers. Such include Billie Eilish’ “When The Party’s Over” and Frank Ocean’s “Godspeed”, a song he helped to produce.
He premiered his cover of Joni Mitchell’s “A Case of You” onJames Corden, while also releasing a new single titled “You’re Too Precious”. James Blake is back and with a new cover, this time he puts his spin on a Nirvana classic.
James Blake took to YouTube to premiere his piano-driven cover of the song. Keeping it classic, he stripped it back with a raw performance with his own style. Revealing to Corden, he says that he plans to release an EP of all his covers.
While we wait for that, click here to check out his cover of “Come As You Are”