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James Blake Posts Funeral Remix Featuring Slowthai

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 Written by Jon Stickler

Photo: Josh Stadlen

James Blake has enlisted Slowthai for a new version of Funeral.

The original track appears on the Grammy Award-winning artist's fifth studio album, 'Friends That Break Your Heart', released earlier in October.

Mirroring the song's sullen metaphoric theme, the revamp retains Blake's mournful vocals but drops his second verse for an emotional contribution from the Northampton MC. It comes with a gloomy video, which you can check out below.

This isn't the first time the pair have worked together. In 2020, Blake joined Slowthai on his track Feel Away, which also featured Mount Kimbie.

Blake will embark on the UK and European leg of his Friends That Break Your Heart Tour in spring 2022. He's currently on the road in the United States. 

Slowthai, meanwhile, will hit the road for the Hell Is Home UK and Ireland Tour in March 2022. Tickets for all dates are on sale now.

James Blake Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Tue October 12 2021 - WASHINGTON District of Columbia - Anthem (USA)
Wed October 13 2021 - CHARLOTTE North Carolina - Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (USA)
Fri October 15 2021 - ATLANTA Georgia - Tabernacle Atlanta (USA)

Sat April 30 2022 - GLASGOW O2 Academy Glasgow
Sun May 01 2022 - MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Wed May 04 2022 - BRUSSELS Cirque Royal (Belgium)
Fri May 06 2022 - COPENHAGEN KB Hallen (Denmark)
Sat May 07 2022 - BERLIN Verti Music Hall (Germany)
Mon May 09 2022 - PARIS Salle Pleyel (France)
Wed May 11 2022 - UTRECHT TivoliVredenburg (Netherlands)
Sun May 15 2022 - SHEFFIELD O2 Academy Sheffield
Tue May 17 2022 - LONDON Alexandra Palace

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