Eight years after her dance-pop opus Body Talk set a brand new commonplace within the style for emotional depth, Robyn lastly returns this fall together with her lengthy (and we imply lonnnnng) awaited follow-up Honey.
Out Oct. 26 on Konichiwa/Interscope Records, Honey follows the 2017 tease of an early model of the LP’s title observe on Lena Dunham’s Girls, in addition to the summer time 2018 launch of the album’s “Missing U.”
“With this album I've gone extra again into the softer I get, the extra it occurs, and the extra colours and dynamic a track will get,” Robyn stated of Honey in a May 2018 chat at NYC’s Museum of Modern Art as a part of the Red Bull Music Festival. “And for me, that meant shutting down for awhile and being sparse with my impressions and delicate to what I wanted.”
At MoMa, Robyn additionally stated Honey options “far more manufacturing work on my finish.” But it was hardly a solitary course of: the press launch says Honey contains work with Metronomy’s Joseph Mount, plus Klas Åhlund, Adam Bainbridge (a.okay.a. Kindness), Mr. Tophat and Zhala, who contributed at varied factors as she labored on it in Stockholm, London, Paris, New York and Ibiza studios.
While it’s been eight years since Body Talk, the Swedish pop queen hasn’t been totally absent. She launched the collaborative EP Do It Again with Röyksopp in 2014, the Love Is Free EP as a part of La Bagatelle Magique in 2015 and the Trust Me EP with Mr. Tophat in 2016.
But on Oct. 26, the solo Robyn drought involves an in depth. Looks just like the #ReleaseHoneyDamnit motion paid off.