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Sondre Lerche reveals new song “I’m Always Watching You Too” — listen

A reworked version of the Norwegian singer-songwriter's last single

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    Photo by Marius Hauge

    Sondre Lerche unveiled a breezy, sun-kissed single called “I’m Always Watching You” in October. This week, he’s returned with a fresh, re-recorded version of the voyeuristic cut. Dubbed “I’m Always Watching You Too”, it’s cool and metallic to the touch and finds the Norwegian singer-songwriter sounding more desperate than before.

    Lerche spoke about the new version in a statement to Stereogum:

    “The night before I was going to record ‘I’m Always Watching You’, I awoke from dream about the song. In the dream the song was slower, anchored by a sluggish dub-groove, and a narrative that was turning on me: I was being watched. I had been found out. It proved impossible to bridge the dream with the more natural, realistic version that became the original take on the song. But I couldn’t let go of the dream, and the hazy recording I made on my phone in the middle of that night became my guide for a different take on the same dream. A response, of sorts: ‘I’m Always Watching You Too.'”

    Stream it down below.

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    The troubadour is scheduled to tour North America next year, teasing what appears to be a new album called Pleasure. The forthcoming effort would mark the follow-up to 2014’s Please.

    Sondre Lerche 2017 Tour Dates:
    04/12 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
    04/13 – Hamden, CT @ The Ballroom at The Outer Space
    04/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry at The Fillmore
    04/15 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
    04/17 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
    04/19 – Detroit, MI @ Shelter
    04/20 – Toronto, ON @ The Garrison
    04/21 – Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
    04/22 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
    04/23 – Davenport, IA @ The Village Theatre
    04/25 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
    04/28 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
    04/29 – Seattle, WA @ Columbia City Theater
    04/30 – Portland, OR @ Star Theater
    05/02 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
    05/04 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
    05/05 – Anaheim, CA @ The Parish at House of Blues
    05/06 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
    05/10 – Austin, TX @ Antone’s
    05/11 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
    05/12 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
    05/13 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks

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