Who is Perry Blake?
His 1998 self-titled debut album was very successful in the United Kingdom and won critical praise. His first single, "The Hunchback Of San Francisco," came from this album. His second release, Still Life, contained contributions from Steve Jansen, while his third album, California, was co-produced with Italian composer Marco Sabiu and featured Dickon Hinchliffe of Tindersticks.
His musical influences include Leonard Cohen, David Sylvian, Scott Walker, and Nick Drake. He has collaborated with Françoise Hardy and wrote 2 songs for her award winning Tant de belles choses album. He's also worked with French electronic star Émilie Simon.