Fever Ray Announces New Live Album; "Live At The Troxy" Released August 2



Credit: Michelle Feldkamp
"...a zone of life-giving vibration. It is hard not to feel invincible while
Fever Ray is playing." – PITCHFORK

"...the celebratory openness of the concert was jarring in the best possible way, displaying an
artist who has decided to eschew enigma after embracing it for so long, and
 emerged far
more fascinating for it." – BILLBOARD

“…so badass, so very now." – BROOKLYN VEGAN

“…fucking awesome…” – STEREOGUM
Fever Ray – AKA Swedish artist Karin Dreijer – will release a live recording of their celebrated March 2018 show at London's Troxy on August 2 via Mute and Rabid Records.

For the live tour following the release of Fever Ray’s 2017 album, Plunge, Dreijer was adamant about working with as many women or non-binary people as a male-dominated music and live industry would allow. Dreijer invited five other performers to collaborate with them on the production and design of the show. Five out of the six performers involved are around 40 years old and four of them have children, evidence of Dreijer’s commitment to challenging perceived norms not just around gender, but age, sexuality and motherhood too – all themes found on Plunge.

Describing Fever Ray’s tour in her story for The Red Bulletin, Laura Snapes says, “Dreijer cultivated an atmosphere of total transparency: of community, compassion, freedom and empowerment among her predominantly — and defiantly — female performers and crew. In an industry that continually struggles with gender diversity, Dreijer is smashing boundaries, breaking free of the patriarchy and creating an enterprise that is driven by women and individuals not bound by gender.”

Recording of the Troxy show was done in conjunction with Live Here Now. Live At The Troxy will be released digitally by Mute and Rabid, Live Here Now will have a deluxe triple LP edition available on 180g orange vinyl that comes housed in a triple gatefold sleeve complete with exclusive poster. Pre-order the deluxe LP here.

Fever Ray has been invited by her performance artist and musician friend CHRISTEENE to perform as a special guest at London’s Barbican on September 22 for an homage to Sinead O’Connor’s The Lion and The Cobra. Further information available here.

Credit: Carolina Mendozza

Live At The Troxy Tracklist
1. An Itch
2. Part Of Us
3. When I Grow Up
4. Mustn’t Hurry
5. This Country
6. Falling
7. Wanna Sip
8. I’m Not Done
9. Red Trails
10. Concrete Walls
11. To The Moon And Back
12. Triangle Walks
13. IDK About You
14. Keep The Streets Empty For Me
15. If I Had A Heart
16. Mama’s Hand

2018 Plunge Tour Band:
Karin Dreijer – vocals and guitar
Mikaela Hansson – keyboards and accordion
Helena Gutarra – vocals and guitar
Maryam Nikandish – vocals, guitar and keytar
Liliana Zavala – acoustic and digital percussion
Diva Cruz – drums and percussion

2018 Plunge Tour Crew:
Laura Davis – front of house audio
Darren Connor – monitors
Mickey Hurcombe – backline
Peter Hamilton – production manager
Sarah Landau – lighting director
Lotje Horvers – tour manager
Martin Falck – creative direction and design