Kae Tempest Drops “I Saw Light” With Grian Chatten

British spoken word artist, rapper, poet, novelist, and playwright Kae Tempest reveals a new song today entitled “I Saw Light” with Grian Chatten. The track is the final to be released ahead of the artist’s highly anticipated fourth album The Line Is A Curve out April 8th via American Recordings/Republic Records. It is the fourth album from the Lewisham-based artist and has been produced by long term collaborator Dan Carey, alongside executive production by Rick Rubin, and features additional collaborations with Kevin Abstract, Lianne La Havas, ássia, and Confucius MC. The record also follows the critically acclaimed play Paradise, which premiered at the National Theatre in London in 2021.

The Line Is A Curve showcases some stunning collaborations, in most cases friends of Kae, “I Saw Light” is no exception and features Fontaines DC frontman Grian Chatten telling his poem. Grian and Confucius MC also provide the backing vocals throughout the album. Kae says, “So glad that true poet of our age Grian Chatten joined me on my new song ‘I Saw Light’. On the river, on the bridge, on the ledge, on the side of your face at the bar. It went dark. I saw light.”