OUR SECOND ALBUM IS COMING OCTOBER 13TH!
Exciting times ahead, our second album goes under the name Devotion and will be out on the dangerous date of Friday October 13th. Vinyls and CDs will be available, hopefully for the release day. THIS IS INSANE!!
Nelly here! In the beginning of July I moved to a new apartment in Gothenburg and finished two courses at the upper secondary adult education. I didn't do too well in school from when I was 17 as I was one tiny, tired wolf and so I decided to take the summer to study a bit. I like creating and I'm interested in different things - it just takes a lot of energy to actually sit down to complete something and get good grades. As a break from everything that has happened, both in my private life and all the work we have put in to the upcoming album, I decided to book a trip to Budapest.
As usual, it's always a wild card when we want to do something in case a promotor calls and wants us to play etc and this time around, for my very first trip without the band, was not any different. In the end I got to stay in Budapest and enjoyed walking around the city and having drinks. I have super cool allergies and am sensitive to A LOT so I enjoyed the second day not only a bit hung over but also swollen in my face - especially around the eyes. I also despise when it's sunny and hot outside, I prefer cloudy or even rainy days.
The plane back home was scheduled to lift at 6 am so I spent the night at the airport awake on the floor (Oh, tour memories!) and on the way to the airport I lost my wallet. I gotta lose something every time I am out travelling, AT LEAST IT WASN'T MY MIND THIS TIME.
Hello there! Summer is finally upon us and we're taking this time to rest and enjoy the nice weather, from bed or by actually going outside. But we are also working on lots of fun things for the ALBUM RELEASE + TOUR that is coming up. And Nelly is studying and moving. And Tuva is having the time of her life, hopefully. She was last seen by the ocean as she loves to swim.
We've made a Spotify playlist that is up on HiFi-Klubben's website which includes our favourite summer songs that we love to blast in our headphones, or even better - in the car. You can find the playlist >>HERE<<.
It's in Swedish but you're smart, and will figure it out. There are also playlists by other cool artists, so if ours turns out to be shitty, you can always try your luck elsewhere. Press 'LÄS IN SPELLISTAN' and BLAST AWAY.
WHAT!!?! Among the things that we've been up to lately is that we recorded a cover of ABBAs Lay All Your Love On Me! It is out TOMORROW (June 2nd) and we will of course be up in Stockholm and visit the ABBA museum to celebrate. We REALLY hope that you will enjoy this special release - we love it.
Lots of things have happened since the latest blog entry. As a band we have recorded the final vocals for our upcoming album and finished mixing. Now the mastering awaits, and everything else that is involved around making a complete LP... STAY TUNED.
To wrap up the work we've done so far, and come out of the studio for once, we went on a small tour in Germany. Both of us are studying while working with the music, because WHY NOT?! It means that we always have something to do, and getting away for a week was well needed.
We all took the ferry down to Kiel and it turned out to be one of our best decisions - we got the buffé at kids price and had fun playing games while on the boat. Tuva LOVED the turning chairs, we had a go at the QUIZ but lost and the BEER was lovely despite not being cold. It's always fun to travel and Germany did not disappoint, though we did oddly enough not listen to Rammstein once in the car. Instead we enjoyed listening to radio documentaries and learning odd things - like that Anders thought sheep and goats where the same thing. It was a very enlightening trip in other words.
We're back after a weekend in Stockholm where we had a blast at Södra Teatern at an event that was all about music. It was also our second time playing with Peter, Bjorn & John and who knows - maybe there will be more gigs together in the future. We had no bourbon this time but instead we had a nice dinner with our label where we tried fusion food (THE CRIPSY RICE BALLS WITH SHROOMS AND CHILI WERE A HIT!) and had drinks. Always spoil your friends, and yourself too. Treat yo'self.
The guys over at Teenage Engineering were playing at the event too and were more than happy to talk about their gadgets that we are keeping our eyes on. One day they will be ours. All of them. They also shared a clothing hack; always be naked under your overalls. It looks better that way. But we can't share any pics from that.
We're pretty much done with the upcoming single, our cover has been approved and right now Anders is fixing cables in the studio so that we can record using too rooms without an open door. He's got the worlds shakiest hands but we are praying for him and so should you.
UNTIL NEXT TIME
It’s Wednesday and we’re continuing our studio-streak with recording vocals and making everything neat for the single. Today we’ve also got Elsa in the studio, the little dog that we sometimes look after and are very fond of.
Tomorrow we’re playing with Peter Bjorn & John at Nefertiti in Gothenburg - a stone throw’s away from the studio and everyone should come! Tickets are available here (Swedish link): http://kulturbolaget.se/konserter/2016/peter-bjorn-and-john-gbg/
We’ll be playing a few unreleased songs ourselves so if you want to get a vibe for what the upcoming album is going to be about - SEE YOU TOMORROW! BRING GOTT HUMÖR!
We are alive! We’ve had some fun days out on tour here in Sweden as well as visiting Copenhagen, Denmark for the first show. The grand finale was at Pustervik in our hometown Gothenburg and it was very heartwarming to see so many new faces and to meet some of you after the gigs. With us during the whole tour we had filmmaker Johan Stolpe who previously shot the music video for Real Thing. Despite the critical lack of sleep we enjoyed every second of it. We’ve now had a few days of sleep since as well as failing exams (as one should do from time to time) and playing computer games.
We are now back in the studio and will be here for the coming days as we wrap up a single, and songs for the upcoming album. It’s all very exciting and we definitely feel that it’s about time we let the monsters we’ve kept under construction loose soon enough. Our first album was released back in May 2015 and looking back it feels like a very long time ago and THANK GOD FOR THAT so that we could get the time to….
... go on a European tour as four people with FULL backline in a HATCHBACK CAR.
... seduce bass players
... see producer Anders become a taken man
... move to new places
... ditch our stinky rehearsal room for a nicer one
... fill the freezer with ice-cream and eat it all.
... become a CARD PRO in Hearthstone
... write lots and lots of demos for our next album
... try drugs
UNTIL NEXT TIME
DANGEROUS BAND FROM SWEDEN
Our cowbell is the best. We love sweat and holy grails. Our guitarist can headbang at 2040 bpm (bangs per minute) but you will never see it.