lisa li-lund has had several lives. The Franco-Swedish musician first made her foray (with guitar, piano, vocals) in the anti-folk galaxy. Prolific, she released 10 albums and a slew of EPs whilst touring everywhere from Brazil to the United States. Her curiosity has led to collaborations with artists as diverse as Jeffrey Lewis, Kimya Dawson, The Cairo Gang, The Mountain Goats, Dj Gero, The Wave Pictures and Quixote.
This fan of the Stones, Springsteen, Suicide and Dolly Parton has never been locked down to one area of the world. Her forays include lofi Californian pop with her duo Bay Bear and the crazy multi-cultural splurge of the French Cowboys. Another frequented planet ? That of The Big Crunch Theory, an intergalactic electro escape imagined with Gilbr’ from the highly influential Versatile label. How to create a bridge between Sun Ra and her folk roots…
These different trips all contributed in their own way to nourishing Lisa’s new solo project. It is no coincidence that the songwriter signs her album under her real name. She put “all the colors from the heart – the ghosts, the darkness, the blood, the bones, the mirages, the night and the moon,” she says, “are not dark places to me. It’s there where I feel safe, and especially myself. “