Drake – Come Thru (James Blake Version)

OK, so it’s not a hands-down crowd pleaser, but here at HD we’re pretty big fans of James Blake’s latest remix. Drake’s smooth vocals evoke Blake’s own signature soulful voice, and the frantic, escalating keys that seem to be a mainstay of the 1-800 Dinosaur sound quickly build the tune up to an intense climax.

Blake’s heavy synth does grate a bit against Drake’s rapping, but he melts it down just in time to make it work, and we get back to the rich, gentler sound that the track started off with. It’s an unexpected ride but we think it works…

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