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The Best James Blake Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best James Blake albums of all time. One of the best male artists right now, James Blake's discography features a Grammy Award for his song "King's Dead" featuring Kendrick Lamar. What is the greatest James Blake album ever?

From his self-titled debut album to his 2019 album Assume Form, this list of James Blake albums also includes Overgrown and The Colour of Anything.

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Assume Form is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best James Blake Albums, Ranked
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Assume Form

1. Assume Form
2. Mile High (feat. Travis Scott and Metro Boomin)
3. Tell Them (feat. Moses Sumney and Metro Boomin)
4. Into the Red
5. Barefoot in the Park (feat. Rosalía)
6. Can't Believe the Way We Flow
7. Are You in Love?
8. Where's the Catch? (feat. André 3000)
9. I'll Come Too
10. Power On
11. Don't Miss It
12. Lullaby for My Insomniac

Pitchfork score: 5.8/10

Release Date: 2019

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James Blake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best James Blake Albums, Ranked
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James Blake

1. Unluck
2. The Wilhelm Scream
3. I Never Learnt to Share
4. Lindisfarne I
5. Lindisfarne II
6. Limit to Your Love
7. Give Me My Month
8. To Care (Like You) 
9. Why Don't You Call Me
10. I Mind
11. Measurements

Pitchfork score: 9/10

Release Date: 2011

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Overgrown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best James Blake Albums, Ranked
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1. Overgrown 
2. I Am Sold
3. Life Round Here 
4. Take a Fall for Me (feat. RZA)
5. Retrograde
6. DLM
7. Digital Lion
8. Voyeur
9. To the Last
10. Our Love Comes Back

Pitchfork score: 8/10
 

Release Date: 2013

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The Color in Anything is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best James Blake Albums, Ranked
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The Color in Anything

1. Radio Silence
2. Points
3. Love Me in Whatever Way
4. Timeless
5. f.o.r.e.v.e.r.
6. Put That Away and Talk to Me3:57
7. I Hope My Life (1-800 Mix)
8. Waves Know Shores
9. My Willing Heart
10. Choose Me
11. I Need a Forest Fire (feat. Bon Iver)    
12. Noise Above Our Heads
13. The Colour in Anything3:33
14. Two Men Down
15. Modern Soul
16. Always
17. Meet You in the Maze

Pitchfork score: 8.2/10

Release Date: 2016

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