by Cai Trefor Contributor | Photos by Press

Tags: James Blake, Radiohead, frank ocean 

Natalie Portman stars in James Blake 'My Willing Heart' video

Beguiling monochrome shots

 

Natalie Portman stars in James Blake My Willing Heart video Photo: Press

James Blake has unveiled an incredible video for his track ‘My Willing Heart', and the star of the show is a heavily pregnant Natalie Portman. Watch it on Gigwise below.

The monochrome video features majestic shots of the Hollywood actress in and out of water just days she was due to give birth as she deeply ponders motherhood.

The utterly beguiling quality of James Blake's soulful falsetto in tandem with the sparse minimalist instrumentation aids the deep meditative, atmospheric feel of the visuals. Every passing frame that Anna Rose Holmer has directed to this video is a piece of art in itself

Frank Ocean is credited as writer on ‘My Willing Heart’ and the pair became good friends in the process of recording. The track is taken from Blake's ambitious and beautiful album, The Colour In Anything, which came out in 2016. Blake is currently working on the follow-up.

Tour dates:
11 June: Northside Festival Aarhus
14 June: Visarno Arena Florence (w/ Radiohead)
16 June: I-Days Festival Milan (w/ Radiohead)
18 June: Best Kept Secret Festival Hilvarbeek
28 June: Open’er Festival Gydnia
30 June: Rock Werchter Festival Werchter

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