Based In Vancouver, BC Canada, mister Blake is a singer/songwriter who has released 27 songs on Jango, CBC Radio 3 and other stations, with a combined total of over 1.6 million plays worldwide, and garnering 600,000 “likes” along the way.
mister Blake's latest album "Coming Home" represents a shift in a direction for mister Blake. Five of the nine songs are original compositions.The title track "Coming Home"—written by Dan Marshall of the band Shakamoraine—and the accompanying video have been getting great reviews. Other standout songs include "The Promise" originally made famous by When in Rome, and mister Blake's version of Erasure's "A Little Respect" is getting a lot of respect from listeners. By popular demand there is a remake of the mister Blake classic "Christmas in a Changin' World" and a 21st anniversary reprise of the novelty song "OJ Rap". Rounding out this solid collection of catchy pop hits are a live version of Paul Anka's "Jubilation" and the pop classic "Poetry in Motion". Check out all the songs on Jango Radio.
After being discovered at a Steveston, BC, talent show at the tender age of fourteen singing “Pretty Blue Eyes”, mister Blake had a hit record in North America with “ I Only Want To Be With You”—the Ivor Raymond-penned song that was a hit in the UK with the late Dusty Springfield. Sadly, his fame was short-lived as he became a victim of the very men entrusted with his career.