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James Blake

The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face

Posted By on November 21, 2020

James Blake is one of the most talented singer-songwriters in the entire music industry and over the years, he has put out some pretty incredible projects. Fans are always looking to see what he will do next, and as it turns out, Blake is gearing up to release an EP filled with covers. The first cover to be released from this project is his version of Roberta Flack’s “The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face.”

This track is a gorgeous piano ballad love song that will certainly make you tear up, depending on the mood you’re in. Blake does his best to honor the original, all while providing his own unique spin. This leads to a wonderful cover that will certainly excite fans of both Flack and Blake.

Check out this cover and let us know what you think, in the comments below.

Quotable Lyrics:

The first time, ever i saw your face
I thought the sun rose in your eyes
And the moon and the stars
Were the gifts you gave
To the dark, and the endless skies
My love
To the dark, and the endless skies

James Blake