‘When Life Interferes‘ is the new EP from Swedish Indie band Slim Loris due to be released on November 13th.
First single ‘Dance of the Butterflies’ will be premiered on October 2nd and second single ‘Flowers’ on October 23rd and both will be accompanied by a music video.
Slim Loris will, if the covid-19 situation allows, perform a series of gigs in Sweden to promote the EP before embarking on a tour in the UK in May 2021 with an appearance at the IPO-festival at the Cavern Club amongst others.
Lead single ‘Dance of the Butterflies’ caught the attention of producer Pecka Hammarstedt‘s wife, renowned singer/songwriter Anna Stadling, who liked the song so much that she plans to record her own verison in Swedish.
Slim Loris consist of singer/bass-player Mattias Cederstam; guitarist Robert Barrefelt; singer/guitarist Leon Lindström and drummer Jonas Ellenberg.
‘When Life Interferes’ is produced and mixed by Pecka Hammarstedt in Olga Studios, Stockholm.
It’s been mastered by Grammy award winning Robert Hadley
The cover art is created by Swedish/Chilean direcor and photographer Alex Wall who also directed the video for ‘Dance of the Butterflies’
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Slim Loris was in idéa formed in the heads of singer/bassplayer Mattias Cederstam and guitarist Robert Barrefelt in 2009. The duo were soon accompanied by drummer Jonas Ellenberg and singer/guitarist Leon Lindström.
As the leading lights of Scandicana, the Swedish cousin of Americana, Slim Loris have received glowing tributes from the likes of Huffington Post and Axs. After releasing three albums however the band were forced to take a break due to personal set-backs.
Regrouping in 2017 Slim Loris changed their musical direction by returning to their early influences, from UK 60’s Beat to 90’s Indie. A goal was set to release a new EP every year. The restart was marked by ‘Wild and Untamed’, released on May 2nd 2018. Produced by Pecka Hammarstedt in Olga Studios and with cover art by the acclaimed Swedish artist, Emil Grönholm (www.emilgronholm.com), with world renowned Jazz/Funk saxophonist Per Ruskträsk Johansson who makes a guest appearance on ‘Hideaway’. Platinum record awarded director Jonas Hong Soo Eriksson, who had previously directed Slim Loris’ video ‘Head on the Floor’, reunited with the band and recorded a video for the song ‘Hideaway’ that was premiered by Clash music.
It was followed in 2019 by EP ‘One kind of Bull’ that takes a step back in time with a more back to basics approach. Co-produced by Pecka Hammarstedt and with another cover art master piece by Emil Grömholm. Slim Loris followed up the release with performances at the IPO festival in Liverpool, UK and Stockholm.
Music by Slim Loris has been featured in the Swedish films “Var kommer mjölken ifrån” and “Allt vi får från får – en film om får” and also in “Skärgårdsliv – en film om skärgårdsbönder och deras djur”.
In 2020 the band returned to the studio with producer Pecka Hammarstedt to record new EP ‘When Life Interferes’ due to be released on November 13th 2020 with a tour of Sweden and the UK to follow.
Some words about Slim Loris music:
“Slim Loris is simply one of the best bands to come out of Sweden in years” – reviewfix.com
“It’s safe to say I fell in love with this album before I’d even finished the opening track ‘Fear Of Flying’” 5/5 – Ventsmagazine
“..Slim Loris cuts nothing less than a shambling masterpiece.. 8,7/10 score” – Neufutur.com .
“Slim Loris’ Future Echoes and Past Replays is a brilliant album full of passion, and emotion” – rockingrepublic
”Indeed when the album finishes it’s difficult not to feel more than a little deflated that there’s no more to gorge on. And what better critique is there than that?” 4,5 stars out of 5 – libel.co.nz
“one of the best releases of 2013” – lemonade magazine
“Rarely does one hear a band that’s so polished and so poised to take on the titans of Top 40, but this album — especially “Down” — is bound to be one of best indie records of 2015” – popdose
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