Swedish audiovisual artist ionnalee has unveiled “Open Sea,” the primary single off of her sophomore LP Remember the Future, solely on Billboard at this time (Feb. 7).
The synth-pop tune is accompanied by an otherworldly video, which ionnalee directed alongside cinematographer John Strandh, and follows her sporting a slew of gold and silver seems as she explores the universe. “The careless knot I knew wouldn’t maintain/ Pulled you out to open sea/ Silence drained us on all that was golden/ You obtained the worst of me,” she sings, delivering the haunting lyrics with equal elements emotion and precision.
In a press release, ionnalee tells Billboard the that means behind the electro-pop observe, which she recorded along with her finest good friend Claes Björklund. “The tune talks about shedding every part and being numb earlier than appearing in opposition to,” she says. “Much like my feeling in direction of the state of the world proper now. I wrote it making an attempt to fix myself after a tough patch."
She additionally explains that the charming video was a problem: “The visible is a ‘low fi sci fi’ journey, and me and John Strandh had nice enjoyable making it, though it was an enormous problem making handcrafted visible worlds after six years of filming in pure environments.”
ionnalee is gearing up for a North American and Canadian tour, starting in April and ending in May. On the 11-date tour, she is going to make stops in New York City, Toronto, Chicago and Los Angeles, with pop starlet Allie X as her opening act.
Remember the Future is due out on May 31.
Get a primary take a look at the visible for ionnalee’s “Open Sea” under, and see her tour dates after the soar.
April 19 -- Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere*
April 21 -- New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom*
April 22 -- Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair*
April 25 -- Montreal, QC @ l’Astral*
April 26 -- Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre^
April 28 -- Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge*
May 1 -- Portland, OR @ Holocene*
May three -- Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile Cafe*
May four -- Vancouver, BC @ Venue Vancouver*
May 9 -- San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall*
May 10 -- Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda*
*with assist from Allie X