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CD: James Blake - James Blake | reviews, news & interviews

CD: James Blake - James Blake

CD: James Blake - James Blake

Bright new talent displays huge aptitude but is sometimes curiously unengaging

James Blake, a blur of carefully crafted understatement

James Blake's "Limit to Your Love" was a bolt out of the blue at the end of last year, perhaps even a quantum leap in soul'n'bass culture in the same way that Massive Attack or Roni Size once were. This fact was swiftly acknowledged in various New Face of 2011 polls which Blake started cropping up in.

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