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LOWLY share beautiful new video for “No Hands”  – UK tour begins in November – Debut album Heba available now via Bella Union

October 22, 2017

LOWLY share beautiful new video for “No Hands”

 UK tour begins in November

Debut album Heba available now via Bella Union

Since the release of their stunning debut LP Heba, Danish quintet Lowly have been keeping themselves busy with touring + recording their follow-up album. This autumn, the band return to the UK for the fourth time in a year to play a number of headlining shows. To co-incide with the live dates, Lowly have shared the beautiful new video for “No Hands”, which features an exempt of a dance perofrmance titled “(S)kjønn Safari”, performed by Louis Schou-Hansen & Harald Andreas Beharie that explores the idea of gender neutrality/ the possibility of creating a third gender. Lowly had the below to say about the piece…

We are very honored to have been given permission to use (S)kjønn Safari as the visuals for No Hands. In the video there is an intense and restless struggle between attraction and revulsion between two people that seem to be both in need of each other but and tearing each other down. That makes the piece beautiful and devastating at the same time, the same goes for the song itself and what it seems to be telling
The core of the song is this ambivalence and perhaps why we thought it fitted so well with Louis’ and Harald’s performance.”



UK live info below…
24th Nov – BRIGHTON – The Hope & Ruin
25th Nov – LONDON – Omeara
26th Nov – LEEDS – Oporto
27th Nov – LANCASTER – Lancaster Library
28th Nov – MANCHESTER – Castle Hotel

 

Critical acclaim for Lowly’s debut album Heba
“Lowly make lush, confident pop, layering traditional textures over less orthodox sounds, topped off with crystalline vocals… A rather beautiful debut.” Uncut – 8/10
 
“A startlingly beautiful record… delicate but agile voices dip and swoop across witty and minimal electronic soundscapes.” Sunday Express – Album of the Week – 4 Stars**** 
 
“Their songs nod to the multilayered textures of Cocteau Twins, the lush experimentalism of Radiohead and Little Dragon’s dubby soundscapes. Heba is a wonderful debut album.” Sunday Times
“The best albums create their own distinctive worlds that invite the listener to be part of them and Heba is no different… It’s a remarkable debut, it doesn’t sound like anyone else, it sounds like Lowly, who on Heba are a band completely on top of their own game.” The Line Of Best Fit – 8.5/10 
 
“A sensual and mature debut filled with mesmerising pop tunes… Lowly have through ‘Heba’ created their entirely own universe of dreamy, luxurious pop.” Clash 
 
“Classy Danish pop… A subtle, addictive debut.” Monocle

Heba is available now via Bella Union.

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