He first received recognition in 2010 for a trio of dubstep-influenced EPs, and the following year his self-titled debut album was released in the United Kingdom and completed primary education at Grange Park Primary School, Winchmore Hill and secondary education at The Latymer School, Edmonton.
Later on, he attended Goldsmiths, University of London, where he received a degree in Popular Music.
It would be really, really lovely if you could just let me do my job…” The audience whoop and applaud their telling-off, then rather blithely ignore it.
Perhaps it’s time for this Enfield boy to come home.
This is probably what a lot of people think of when they think of James Blake: a brilliant but tortured sad-sack who cries his music into existence. Yes, I think there’s a spontaneity, because when you’re making records, you feel like it’s going to be under scrutiny at some point. I think a lot of it comes from the fact that when I was first starting out, I was a little bit nervous. Or that people would take my words and misconstrue them. I was 21, and suddenly I’m being interviewed, and people think I have a lot more to say than I do. I think because when I was starting to do this record, I was like, “Who would work on this track?