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August 08 Shares Soaring Version Of James Blake’s “Retrograde”

Buzzworthy, genre-bending new artist AUGUST 08 collaborates with Amazon Originals, offering a shimmering, soaring version of “Retrograde” by James Blake.
Amazon Music listeners can find August 08’s cover of James Blake’s “Retrograde” on Amazon Music’s PRSM playlist, which spotlights undefined sounds by some of the most talented Black artists. Customers can also simply ask, “Alexa, play the Amazon Original by August 08” in the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android and on Alexa-enabled devices. In addition to the new track, Amazon Music listeners can access hundreds of Amazon Originals featuring both emerging and established artists across numerous genres, available to stream and purchase only on Amazon Music.”

Listen here.

About AUGUST 08
AUGUST 08
has recently arrived at Def Jam Recordings with a new single + video “Keep Me Around” out now on all platforms. “Keep Me Around” perfectly exemplifies August’s diverse, emotional, and powerful sound.

Los Angeles native AUGUST 08 (August Grant), released his debut EP, Father in 2018 followed by 2019’s Happy Endings with an Asterisk. In 2020 he released his most critically acclaimed work yet, Emotional Cuh which Atwood magazine said, “captures the depth, pain, passion, and truth that resonates throughout AUGUST 08’s artistry and music.”

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