Canadian singer-songwriter Leif Vollebekk has shared a brand new two-song EP titled ‘Lengthy Blue Mild’.
The EP consists of a brand-new authentic from Vollebekk, ‘Lengthy Blue Mild’, and a Bon Iver cowl, ’29 #Strafford APTS’.
In an announcement, Vollebekk defined the 2 songs had been recorded throughout the studio classes for his newest full-length, ‘New Methods’, which was launched final 12 months. He recorded the 2 songs dwell with drummer Homer Steinweiss, along with a resonator guitar part performed by Cindy Cashdollar.
“I had all however deserted it however this 12 months I saved coming again to it,” Vollebekk stated.
“I added some overdubs and had Cindy Cashdollar end it off with a stunning dobro half. It was alleged to fade out however I slightly preferred the way it simply falls aside on the finish.”
Hearken to each songs beneath:
Vollebekk additionally talked about how Bon Iver’s album, ’22, A Million’, had a big affect on him, main him to cowl the music.
“When that Bon Iver album, ’22, A Million’, got here out, it put one thing of a spell on me,” he stated.
“It acted on me the way in which data of my youth did. I may take a stroll in that file and see issues. I nonetheless do. I began taking part in round with this music some December night manner up north, when the sunshine of nightfall lasts hours and hours and the whole lot goes blue. The snow, the faces, the homes. The 2 songs are a bit wrapped up collectively.”
In late Might, Vollebekk shared a similar double package of songs, each offshoots from his 2017 album, ‘Twin Solitude’.
The primary observe, an unreleased quantity titled ‘Intro’, was written in a closely jet-lagged state and was initially meant to assist listeners ease into the album.
The second is a reworked, acoustic model of album nearer ‘Relaxation’. Vollebekk recorded the acoustic rendition whereas on tour in Australia, in what was a “spur of the second” event with sound engineer Jono Steer.