James Blake announces new album, hear new song “Say What You Will”

Friends That Break Your Heart is out in September with a tour to follow.

July 22, 2021
James Blake announces new album, hear new song “Say What You Will”

James Blake has shared new song “Say What You Will,” the first track from his forthcoming album Friends That Break Your Heart. A video for "Say What You Will," featuring a cameo from Finneas, can be seen below.


Friends That Break Your Heart is due on September 10. It is Blake's follow-up to 2019 album Assume Form and his fifth studio release in total. Earlier this year Blake appeared on Slowthai's Tyron while in 2020 he guested on new releases from Kehlani and Jay Electronica.

Shortly after dropping Friends That Break Your Heart Blake will embark on a 17-show tour. The run of dates begins in San Diego on September 16 and wraps up in Atlanta at the Tabernacle on October 15. Tickets are available from July 29 at 10am local. All tour dates are below.


James Blake will play:

September 16, 2021 – San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
September 19, 2021 – San Francisco, CA – Greek Theatre
September 21, 2021 – Portland, OR – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
September 22, 2021 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
September 25, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
September 28, 2021 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore
September 30, 2021 – Minneapolis, MN – The State Theatre
October 2, 2021 – Detroit, MI – Fillmore Auditorium
October 3, 2021 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre
October 6, 2021 – Boston, MA – Boch Center Wang Theatre
October 8, 2021 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore Philadelphia
October 9, 2021 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
October 12, 2021 – Washington, DC – The Anthem
October 14, 2021 – Charlotte, NC – Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
October 15, 2021 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle

James Blake announces new album, hear new song “Say What You Will”