From an episode of Breaking And EnteringPresented by Simon Winkler and Lauren Taylor

Interview

How James Blake Lost the Best Years of His Life on Breaking and Entering

From the outside James Blake’s life seems pretty perfect. But the songwriter, musician and producer from London has experienced his share of worry. ‘You can lose the best years of your life worrying,’ he explains.

Lauren and Simon caught up with James to discuss the heavy themes of his latest record Assume Form, why this album is the most satisfying he’s ever done, and how touring can be a ‘perfect storm’ for musicians struggling with mental health.

James Blake at Abbey Road
Listen to How James Blake Lost the Best Years of His Life on Breaking and Entering19:1424 January 2019