Lina Tullgren Releases Debut Album ‘Won’ This Friday via Captured Tracks + “Face Off” Video

Lina Tullgren Releases Debut Album ‘Won’ This Friday via Captured Tracks + “Face Off” Video

Lina Tullgren

Debut Album, Won, Released This Friday via Captured Tracks
WATCH: “Face Off” Video

Purchase Won LP

“Lina Tullgren’s First Album Is Going To Be So Good” FADER
“Lina Tullgren brings a dark, moody air to her songs and arrangements that gives them an unsettling edge that also draws you in.” BrooklynVegan
“Her haunting melodies and intimacy conveyed through her introspective lyrics has us on the edge of our seats for the full release. “COLLiDE

 

Lina Tullgren’s highly anticipated debut album Won is set for release this Friday, September 22 on Captured Tracks. The album has received acclaim spanning FADER, Atwood Magazine, Boston Globe and Tiny Mix Tapes, with much more to come as she takes over stages across the East Coast. In celebration of the record coming out this week, Lina has revealed the intimate video for album track “Face Off” today. Bandmate and video director Ty Ueda shares, “The video is based on meditations and sentiments on the topic of home.”

WATCH AND SHARE “FACE OFF” VIDEO HERE.

Won is the product of what happens when you push past the fear of what it means to think out loud. Won envelopes listeners with the idea of “home” and “homecoming” – – whether that means a relationship, a physical space, a mentality, or emotion is up to the listener. With 2016’s Wishlist EP Lina proved an ability to craft simple, introspective and succinct songs, each one a pulsing glow leaving you both hollow and whole, alone but never lonely. It is on Lina’s debut album Won that we reap the full rewards of a newfound confidence in expression and rejection of internal hesitation. It is clear throughout that Lina’s awareness of her internal shift is folded into every corner of these songs.

Hailing from Southern Maine, the 23 year old found herself a voice with the electric guitar, uniquely flavored and shaped from many years of fiddle lessons and classical technique. Now backed by a full band, each track manages to remain piercingly intimate, sometimes brief, and always honest, while gaining a wholly new sense of gestation both sonically and lyrically. At a certain point, growth is not just a process of replacing old selves with new, but often simply an act of expansion. Won, in many ways, continues to dig through Lina’s preoccupation with the search for home.

 

Lina Tullgren Tour Dates
9/26: Boston, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
(ALBUM RELEASE SHOW w. Tredici Bacci, Mega Bog, Sitcom)
9/27: Brooklyn, NY @ Trans Pecos
(ALBUM RELEASE SHOW w. Luxardo, Dougie Poole, Sitcom)
9/29: Portland, ME @ The Space (Waking Windows Festival)
10/9:  Montreal, QC @ La Vitrola
10/11: Toronto, ON @ The Baby G (w. Father Christmas)
10/13: Chicago, IL @ Pinky Swear
10/14:  Bloomington, IN @ TBD
10/16: Richmond, VA @ CSC
10/17: Washington, DC @ The Paperhaus
10/18: Baltimore, MD @ The Crown
10/19: Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits (w. Tall Friend)
10/20: Brooklyn, NY @ Sunnyvale
10/21: Poughkeepsie, NY @ Vassar College
10/22: Boston, MA @ Great Scott
10/24: Portland, ME @ The Apohadion (w. Health & Beauty)
10/25: Winooski, VT @ The Monkey House
10/26: Princeton, NJ @ Terrace Club

 

photo credit: Ty Ueda

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