Kae Tempest performs a medley of “More Pressure” and “Grace” for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
The Hobbledehoy love Kae Tempest, and this is a terrific filmed conversation between Kae and Clint Dyer, Deputy Artistic Director of the National Theatre.
The two talk about the highs and lows of their careers in their Life in Stages. Recorded May 2021
The artist has shared the single ‘More Pressure’ from upcoming fourth studio album ‘The Line Is A Curve’
“‘More Pressure’ is the penultimate song on the album,” Kae Tempest told NME. “It’s the song that the whole album is building towards in some ways, because what it’s saying is that we can reframe some of the stresses that we find ourselves under as possibilities for new growth, new resilience, new acceptance – a new level of energy can come from huge amounts of pressure.
“For me, it’s a song of upliftment, and it’s a switching of focus from some of the more heavy themes that come up in the record. So I thought it was a great song to lead with. Also, it’s just got good vibes.”
Abstract came into the picture via mutual friend and collaborator Rick Rubin, who had played the group Tempest’s 2019 album ‘The Book Of Traps And Lessons’ during a session in his Shangri-La studio in Malibu. When one of the members of Brockhampton contacted Tempest with praise for the record, a connection was quickly forged. Continue reading