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Efterklang - Share New Single ‘I dine øjne’ + Video Featuring Helena Christensen
Efterklang : Share New Single ‘I dine øjne’ + Video Featuring Helena Christensen
21st August 2019

Today, Efterklang have shared a new song and video from their forthcoming fifth studio album Altid Sammen, the trio’s first release in their native Danish. 

Entitled ‘I dine øjne’, meaning ‘In your eyes’, the song is something of an outlier on Altid Sammen, embodying a different persona to its album siblings.  It strikes a starker tone with its strident bass line and urgent synth arpeggio, intersected with the cool instrumentals of the Baroque ensemble B.O.X. 

The companion video reunites Efterklang with director Andreas Koefoed, cinematographer Adam Jandrup and model/photographer Helena Christensen – the same team behind the visuals for first single ‘Vi er uendelig’.  As with its predecessor, ‘I dine øjne' brings Christensen and Efterklang vocalist Casper Clausen together on-screen in a hushed sensual and enigmatic video, this time exploring a darker atmosphere with striking close-up of the band and Christensen’s eyes. 

Lyricist Casper Clausen explains ‘I dine Øjne’ is “about peepholes to a fantasy, in the eyes of a person you just met in a brief encounter. It’s definitely driven by desire and lust, but also that feeling of loss when you wake up, alone with yourself again.”

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Seven years after their last album, Efterklang will release Altid Sammen (meaning “always together”) on 20 September.  Deep and sonorous, it is steeped in the sonic experimentation that has long been their trademark since Tripper, the Danes’ 2004 debut. As bold and ambitious in scope as their last collection of songs, Piramida, Casper Clausen (vocals), Mads Brauer (synths, electronics) and Rasmus Stolberg (bass) have taken another creative U-turn, this time fusing baroque instrumentation with their signature expansive sound.

Altid Sammen’s songs are about belief and togetherness,” Clausen says. “Not in a religious way – none of us are believers of a defined religion.  The words are searching for meaning in intimate relationships, in nature, in death and eternity.  The bonds we create; to gather, hold hands, sing or share a moment together.  We’re all connected, across nations, age, sex and gender.  We come together with all of our backgrounds, and we move apart in all sorts of directions, always together.”

Efterklang will tour throughout 2019.  The trio and their 7-piece band play their one and only UK show of 2019 at Edinburgh’s Leith Theatre this Friday, whilst they will perform Altid Sammen in its entirety on 21 September at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, as part of Reeperbahn Festival.  A full list of dates can be found below. 

Efterklang has also announced the first in a round of exclusive listening events in Copenhagen, London, Berlin and Mexico City offering fans the chance to hear Altid Sammen ahead of its official release.  London’s Pitchblack Playback event is a meditative music experience listening to albums in full, in the dark and with no distractions.  The events are all free to attend by RSVP

Altid Sammen Listening Events:
2 September – COPENHAGEN, Gloria - RSVP
2 September – PORTO, Artbeat
3 September – LONDON, The Castle Cinema (Pitchblack Playback) - RSVP
3 September – LISBON, Olho de Boi
4 September – BERLIN, Michelberger Hotel - RSVP
5 September – MEXICO CITY, La Roma - RSVP


23rd - Leith Theatre (Edinburgh International Festival), Edinburgh, UK

13th - Sentrum Scene (Ultima), Oslo, Norway
14th - St Luke’s (Sounds From A Safe Harbour), Cork, Ireland
21th - Elbphilharmonie (Reeperbahn Festival), Hamburg, Germany **SOLD OUT**

8th - Niebo, Warsaw, Poland
9th - Zet Pe Te, Krakow, Poland
22nd - Teatro Lara, Madrid, Spain
23rd - Lav, Lisbon, Portugal
24th - Hard Club, Porto, Portugal

5th - Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark 
6th - Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark **SOLD OUT**

5th - Voxhall, Aarhus, Denmark
6th - Pustervik, Gothenburg, Sweden
7th - Södra Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden
8th - Babel, Malmö, Sweden
10th - Admiralspalast, Berlin, Germany
11th - Werk 2, Leipzig, Germany
12th - Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany
13th - Muffathalle, Munich, Germany
14th - Gasometer, Vienna, Austria
15th - Archa Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic
25th - Pavillon, Hannover, Germany
26th - Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
27th - Gloria, Cologne, Germany
28th - Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium
29th - Barbican, London, UK

2nd - Trabendo, Paris, France
3rd - Rotondes, Luxembourg, Luxembourg 
4th - Mascotte, Zürich, Switzerland 
5th - Les Docks, Lausanne, Switzerland