Låpsley shares new song ‘Cliff’ from debut album ‘Long Way Home,’ out March 4

Låpsley shares new song ‘Cliff’ from debut album ‘Long Way Home,’ out March 4

LÅPSLEY

SHARES ‘CLIFF’ A SONG FROM HER DEBUT ALBUM

OUT MARCH 4 ON XL RECORDINGS

On March 4 Liverpool born, London-based producer, songwriter, and singer Låpsley will release her highly anticipated debut album Long Way Home, on XL Recordings. Today Låpsley has shared a new track from the album titled “Cliff,” a song that she explains, “is a metaphor which represents the feeling of distance between two people and the gradual self destruction of an individual in a relationship.” The track, which premiered on Sirius radio over the weekend, was produced at the XL studios in London in early of 2015.

 

Listen to “Cliff” now

Stereogum and Complex both described Låpsley as “one of music’s most promising new artists,” meanwhile, Consequence of Sound, The Guardian, FACT, Glamour, I-D, Nylon, Elle,Pigeons and Planes, Paste Magazine, BBC Music, Buzzfeed, KCRW, Spotify, Clash, NPR and more have touted Låpsley for her unique sonic identity, mixing sparse, minimal electronic production with gorgeous, emotive songwriting. Låpsley made her U.S. late night television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert with a stunning performance of her widespread single “Falling Short.” Internationally, Låpsley performed “Love Is Blind for Sweden’s Skavlan and “Hurt Me” for the Italian show Che temp che fa.

Long Way Home features new versions of Låpsley’s previous acclaimed releases “Hurt Me”, “Falling Short”, “Painter” and “Station” and her current single Love Is Blind.” The album is,Låpsley explains, “an autobiography of my emotions and events over the past year.” “Everything that’s happened, I’ve channeled in some way into a song – whether that’s the theme of a long distance relationship, or something that he’s said, or the way that I’ve felt, or an argument. I only revisit the memories of that relationship when I go into the studio. I think it’s helped me, to be able to collect everything for those moments when I’m writing. I think that’s what’s driven this album.”

This month Låpsley will kick off her run of UK, European and North American tour dates, which will include a stop at SXSW. The tour will feature Låpsley’s biggest headline shows so far, taking in the likes of London’s Heaven (March 30) and New York’s Music Hall of Williamsburg (May 11). The full dates are:

 

March 5th                Academy 2, Manchester, UK

March 6th                Trinity, Bristol, UK

March 9th                Institute 3, Birmingham, UK

March 10th             The Haunt, Brighton, UK

March 15-19         SXSW

March 21st             Gebäude 9, Cologne, Germany

March 22nd            PBHF Club, Berlin, Germany

March 24th             Nochtspeicher, Hambury, Germany

March 28th             Bitterzoet, Amsterdam, Holland

March 29th             La Boule Noire, Paris, France

March 30th             Heaven, London, UK

April 15th                Coachella Festival, Indio, CA, USA

April 20th                The Independent, San Francisco, CA, USA

April 21st                 El Rey, Los Angeles, CA, USA

April 22nd               Coachella Festival, Indio, CA, USA

April 25th                Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR, USA

April 26th                Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, Canada

April 27th                Chop Suey, Seattle, WA, USA

April 30th                7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN, USA

 

May 1st                     Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL, USA

May 3rd                    Mod Club, Toronto, Canada

May 4th                   Fairmount Theatre, Montreal, Canada

May 5th                   The Sinclair, Cambridge MA, USA

May 8th                   World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA, USA

May 9th                    U Street Music Hall, Washington, DC, USA

May 11th                 Music Hall of Williamsburg, New York, NY, USA

 

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