As they prepare to embark on the second leg of their European tour, Liima have given their track ‘Jonathan, I Can’t Tell You‘ to be explored by film-maker Catarina Neves Ricci.
Taken from their new album ‘1982’, released in November on City Slang, ‘Jonathan, I Can’t Tell You‘ ends on the tongue-in-cheek refrain “Jonathan, I can’t tell you I masturbate”. In this new video, Portuguese director Catarina Neves Ricci brings the female voice, taking the track in a new direction.
Watch the official video for ‘Jonathan, I Can’t Tell You‘ by Liima below –
Made up of the three members of Efterklang alongside drummer Tatu Rönkkö, Liima are a Danish-Finnish group whose most recent release takes it name from the year in which their front man Casper Clausen was born. Though ‘1982’ is not an album that tries to mimic the sounds of that year, it is an album borne of influences and circumstances that stem back to that point in time. It’s an album that sees the band questioning the concept of identity and our place in time – as much an album of existential questioning and of looking forward as it is of nostalgia and reflection.
Like its predecessor, 1982 was written during four residencies, beginning in January, 2016 – before Liima’s debut ii was even released – at The London Edition, where Casper Clausen, Rasmus Stolberg, Mads Brauer and Tatu Rönkkö worked in a club in the hotel’s basement, sometimes watched by small crowds, much as PJ Harvey was during the making of The Hope Six Demolition Project at London’s Somerset House. It was co-prduced by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear, who Liima also supported on tour across Europe last year.
Liima European tour dates:
06.03. PL Warsaw, Hydrozagadka,
07.03. LT Vilnius, Kultūros baras Kablys,
08.03. LV Riga, Stricka Villa
09.03. EE Talinn, Erinevate Tubade Klubi
10.03. FI Helsinki, Korjaamo
11.03 FI Hämeenlinna, Suistoklubi
13.03. SE Stockholm, Debaser Strand
14.03. NO Oslo, Blå
15.03. SE Gothenburg, Oceanen
16.03. DK Copenhagen, Pumpehuset
17.03. DK Aarhus, Atlas
21.03. PT Lisbon, ZDB
22.03. PT Guimaraes, CCVF
24.03. PT Ponta Delgada, Tremor 2018
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