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The Long Sleep

JENNY HVAL

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The follow-up to Jenny Hval's acclaimed 2016 album 'Blood Bitch,' is 'The Long Sleep,' is an adventurous new EP. Available on purple vinyl.
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NUTRITION FACTS
Release Type New Release
Color Purple
Indie Exclusive Yes
Label Sacred Bones Records
BY THE NUMBERS
1EP
Format
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
2018
Original Release Year
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The follow-up to Jenny Hval's acclaimed 2016 album Blood Bitch, is The Long Sleep, an adventurous new EP that sees the Norwegian multidisciplinary artist embracing an instinctive, even subconscious, approach to creating meaning. In contrast to Hval's more explicitly conceptual work, The Long Sleep foregrounds the act of composition itself, letting the melodies and structures reveal the other elements of the songs. All of the songs on the EP recycle the same compositional motives, but manipulate them into very different shapes that take them further and further out of their original, "life-like" context. Hval recorded The Long Sleep with longtime collaborator Havard Volden and producer Lasse Marhaug, along with an ace new supporting cast of talented players from the jazz world - Kyrre La...

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