Digital Lion

Album: Overgrown (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Blake collaborated with legendary producer Brian Eno on this track after the pair bonded over a shared love of gospel music. Blake said of Eno's love of "Peace Be Still" a 1962 cut by Reverend James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir: "It just happened to be my favourite song too. We obviously had something in common."

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