3/27/2019

ionnalee (of iamamiwhoami) Unveils Album Artwork and Tracklist Featuring Zola Jesus, Röyksopp, Jennie Abrahamson via Flaunt

ionnalee Unveils REMEMBER THE FUTUREAlbum Artwork and Tracklist via Flaunt
 
Featuring Contributions from Zola Jesus, Röyksopp, Jennie Abrahamson and Claes Björklund (iamamiwhoami)
 
REMEMBER THE FUTURE out May 31, 2019 via
To whom it may concern. + North American tour on sale now!

 
(album art)

"Lee is making Kate Bush-influenced pop songs...there are moments of beauty in every single one" - The Fader
 
"Mysterious...intriguing" - Stereogum
 
"One of the most exciting and visually innovative artists in music...merging beautiful icy synths with unconventional melodies and structures to create intangible yet dazzling music, each with a strong message to dissect" V Magazine
 
"Lee's voice is delicate and otherworldly, weaving its way through warm synth blasts and creeping percussion" - The Guardian
 
"ionnalee is a natural evolution, a conduit for her singular vision, imbued with experiences past, yet marking the dawn of a fresh era" - AnOther Magazine
 
"More direct in her singing and backed by its commanding rhythm, ['SAMARITAN'] challenges the heightened and unrealistic expectations of female artists today" - The 405

Avant-garde, self-made audiovisual pioneer (Jonna Lee of iamamiwhoami) has revealed the artwork and tracklisting for her forthcoming sophomore solo album,
REMEMBER THE FUTURE, out May 31, 2019 via Flaunt. Pre-order the album HERE, and purchase tickets for her forthcoming North American tour in support on the album, HERE.Before launching her solo project as ionnalee, Lee spent almost a decade captivating and disturbing the music industry through the viral mixed media project and audiovisual mystery iamamiwhoami.
 
REMEMBER THE FUTURE is produced by ionnalee, features production contributions from Röyksopp and her longtime collaborator Claes Björklund (iamamiwhoami), and is mixed by Johannes Berglund (Fever Ray). Plus, the album features Zola Jesus, Röyksopp and Jennie Abrahamson. The Swedish singer, songwriter, producer, and director announced the album and tour last month via Brooklyn Vegan, and Billboard exclusively premiered the lead single, lush disco track "Open Sea" alongside a captivating sci-fi inspired video, which has since rocketed to 400K streams across all DSPs. Beyond her solo work, ionnalee recently remixed Moby's single "The ceremony of innocence," as well as being the masthead of Röyksopp's live shows for the past three years including performing as part of their acclaimed show at Coachella 2017.

Across her audiovisual projects over the past decade, ionnalee has released a total of six musical albums and two online live concert installations, earning 56 million views on YouTubeto date. Watch her recent performance on Swedish National TV as part of an Avicii remembrance, HERE. She released her first solo album and feature film, EVERYONE AFRAID TO BE FORGOTTEN, in 2018 and followed the album with a world tour funded through Kickstarter in just 5 days. The hugely successful tour sold out dates across Europe, US, and Latin America.

REMEMBER THE FUTURE Tracklist:
1. OPEN SEA
2. WIPE iT OFF
3. SOME BODY
4. MATTERS (with Zola Jesus)
5. iSLANDER
6. REMEMBER THE FUTURE
7. CRYSTAL (with Jennie Abrahamson)
8. RACE AGAINST
9. SiLENCE MY DRUM
10. MYSTERIES OF LOVE
11. i KEEP

ionnalee North American Tour Dates:
*with support from Allie X
^with TR/ST
April 19           Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere*
April 21           New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom*
April 22           Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair*
April 25           Montreal, QC @ l'Astral*
April 26           Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre^
April 28           Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge*
May 1              Portland, OR @ Holocene*
May 3              Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile Cafe*
May 4              Vancouver, BC @ Venue Vancouver*
May 9              San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall*
May 10            Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda*

 
(photo credit: John Strandh)

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