James Blake dropped his fourth album Assume Form on Friday. In addition to the Travis Scott and Metro Boomin-assisted “Mile High,” the venture encompasses a uncommon collaboration with André 3000.
On “Where’s the Catch?,” the OutKast legend provides his immaculate circulate over Blake’s piano-driven manufacturing. “This could also be somewhat bit heady…I hate heady-ass verses,” says three Stacks earlier than launching into his poetic verse.
“So good, so good, so why do I search for curtains?” he raps. “Uncertain however definitely false alarm’s alertin’ / A burden in stunning instances, a backyard snake / Won’t chunk me, however frightens me like I do know I’m ate / I do know I ain’t, I do know it.”
Thanks to André 3k for trusting me to do our work justice, and instructing me from method earlier than we even met
Blake shared his pleasure over the collaboration. “I used to be, and stay, impressed by OutKast. Catching him now could be perhaps much more particular to me, as a result of the best way he writes is simply so good!” he instructed Apple Music. “I like the best way he balances slight abstraction with this sense of paranoia. The line ‘Like I do know I’m eight, and I do know I ain’t’—anxiousness bringing you again to being a toddler, however understanding that you just’re purported to really feel sturdy and steady since you’re an grownup now. That’s simply so fantastically put.”
Starting Feb. 18, Blake will launch a North American tour in help of Assume Form, with stops in Boston, Chicago, and New York, wrapping March 16 in Los Angeles.