Suffused with emotional intensity, ‘The Colour In Anything’ finds James Blake testing the limits of what a ballad can be.
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A celebration of one of the most outstanding rock figureheads with 20 of his finest moments, both as the Heartbreakers' frontman and a solo artist.
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The song comes off the Americana stars’ newest album, ‘Closer Than Together’.
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