Lykke Li, who recently released her stunning and critically acclaimed album titled I Never Learn via LL Recordings/Atlantic Records, has announced a North American tour for this fall. Following a handful of sold-out New York and Los Angeles shows – including one at NYC’s legendary Apollo Theater and a performance at MOMA’s Party In The Garden – Lykke will perform new material off of her latest album for many audiences across the U.S. for the first time during the “I Never Learn Tour.” Additional worldwide dates are coming soon. See below to find a show near you and PRESS HERE to purchase tickets, which go on sale this Friday.
I Never Learn is the final component in Lykke Li’s album trilogy, consisting of 2011’s Wounded Rhymes and her 2008 debut with Youth Novels. The record was co-produced by long-time collaborator Björn Yttling, Greg Kurstin and for the first time by Lykke herself.
Lykke Li recently stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! PRESS HERE to watch her performance of “No Rest For The Wicked” and PRESS HERE to watch “No One Ever Loved,” off of the soundtrack for The Fault In Our Stars.
8/1/14 Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza – BUY NOW
8/3/14 Montreal, CAN @ Osheaga Festival – BUY NOW
8/8/14 Vancouver, CAN @ Squamish Festival – BUY NOW
8/10/14 San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands – BUY NOW
9/17/14 Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
9/19/14 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
9/22/14 San Diego, CA @ North Park Theatre
9/23/14 Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
9/27/14 Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theatre
9/28/14 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
9/30/14 Toronto, ON @ Kool Haus
10/1/14 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
10/3/14 Boston, MA @ House of Blues
10/4/14 New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
10/6/14 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
10/8/14 Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
10/9/14 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
10/10-12/14 Miami, FL @ MANA Wynwood – BUY NOW
Praise for Lykke Li + I Never Learn:
“On her two previous albums, Lykke Li has been something of a floating presence, but everything about this album is intensely grounded…The quiet gospel influence running through this album is striking. Songs like ‘Just Like a Dream’ and ‘Silverline’ reach for a theatrical ethereality, with swelling melodies that merge hope and desperation.” – New York Times
“This is widescreen drama meant to hit with direct and precise impact… I Never Learn is for the times when heartbreak is so life-affirming that you want to share the feeling with the world.” – Pitchfork (8.4, “Best New Music”)
“[I Never Learn is] extraordinary as both a collection of songs and a tactical re-wiring of her genre’s circuit board…Li doesn’t shy away from intensity, vulgarity or the distinctly un-showy variations on gray inherent to depression, and her music is better for it. If all pop music were this well-made and emotionally mature, maybe we wouldn’t have so much to fight about.” – NPR First Listen
“…another perfect soundtrack for late nights and lonely hearts, wrapping her open-vein lyrics in swirling, percussive layers of dream-pop melancholy.” –Entertainment Weekly (“Must List”)
“I Never Learn is a brave album…Li’s songwriting is exquisite in its vulnerability; she has never sounded more sure of her aesthetic…” – Billboard
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