Couldn’t get enough of Taken By Trees‘s newest single “Dreams”? Luckily for you, Gorilla vs Bear premiered not one, but TWO new versions of “Dreams” earlier this morning for your listening pleasure. Listen at the link or below!
The 3-track disc includes extended instrumental and dub mixes, as well as the album version of “Dreams.” Both of the new mixes were produced by Henning Furst (The Tough Alliance) who also worked on the forthcoming album, Other Worlds, out October 2. Dreams 12″ will be released August 7. Pre-order both the album and single HERE!
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Premiering today on Gawker, the new Taken By Trees “Dreams” video follows Victoria Bergsman through insanely gorgeous Hawaiian landscapes. Director Amanda Marsalis provides the perfect visual pairing to the song that Baebel Music calls a “hammock simulator.” Indeed, it’s endlessly refreshing – equivalent to a cool drink of water, the unexpected breeze on hot summer day. “Dreams” is intimate without overwhelming. Just think, it’s only the beginning of what’s to come from TBT’s Other Worlds, out on October 2. “I know a place where we can go and you can get back on your feet boy….” Follow her. Watch “Dreams” above.
Like what you hear and see? Pre-order the 12″ single for “Dreams,” which features the album, extended instrumental and dub versions of the track.
You will soon be able to see Taken By Trees live in concert. They’ll play Dallas’s Gorilla vs. Bear II and San Francisco’s Noisette later this month. Victoria will also DJ at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA as part of the PLAY MOCA Festival. Finally, TBT joins Jens Lekman this fall for a North American tour. See all dates HERE.
Taken By Trees release a brand new track, “Dreams,” from the forthcoming album Other Worlds. The song is available for streaming and download exclusively at NPR’s All Songs Considered, where it premiered earlier this afternoon. You can pre-order the 12″ single for “Dreams,” which features album, extended instrumental and dub versions of the track, starting today at SC Distribution. Other Worlds isn’t out until October 2, but you can watch the album trailer HERE.
“I hardly remember my dreams these days. Sometimes, if I am lucky and I wake up very late, I find a thin film of another time or another life. I try desperately to capture this residue of a dream before it quickly fades. But the kind of dream I am referring to in this song is more like a sense of longing, a vision of a place where things are quiet, like floating in the ocean off of Hawaii.” –Victoria Bergsman of Taken By Trees
Jens Lekman premiered his new video for “Erica America” earlier this morning on SPIN. Marc Hogan writes, “His head freshly shaved, his attire unusually dark and drab, the Swedish singer and songwriter brings the exquisite heartbreak of ‘Erica America’ to life beside a dingy, turquoise-hued freight elevator in the song’s starkly arresting new video.” You can watch the Marcus Soderlund directed video above. The first single off of Jens’s I Know What Love Isn’t, you can purchase “Erica America” today from Amazon and iTunes.