Watch James Blake Perform a Cover of Don McLean’s “Vincent”

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Singer and Songwriter James Blake performs during The Museum of Modern Art's Party in the Garden at MOMA on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for The Museum of Modern Art)

On Christmas Eve, James Blake shared a video of himself covering Don McLean‘s Vincent van Gogh tribute “Vincent.” We missed it while baking cookies for the Grinch. Blake performs the song on a solitary piano in a Los Angeles recording studio. The song follows Sufjan Stevens‘ “Tonya Harding” in the category of artists paying biographical tribute to cultural figures. A trend to watch in 2018? Here’s looking forward to Eminem‘s inevitable single “Robert Mueller.” Watch Blake’s cover below.

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