Like Swimming is ready with the album “Structures” and will have their release gig on The Social in London on monday 8 of september. The first time for the band in UK. Like Swimming formed in late 2012 with Claes Carlström on vocals and guitar, Ida Hedene on vocals and keys and Petter Wesslander:Read More
Swedish indie-pop trio Like Swimming will release their debut album this summer, but Claes Carlström, Ida Hedene, and Petter Wesslander have been writing irresistible tunes together for seven years—and it shows. With seamless harmonies, lightly propulsive rhythms, and a knack for blending the acoustic with the electronic, they sound every inch a well-traveled, well-polished band that’s ready to stake a bold new claim in the world of winsomely catchy love (and death) songs. Theirs is a music so clear, and so vivid, it’s as if you can see to the bottom.
Emerging in late 2012 from a five-member group called You Say France & I Whistle —named for a legendary Van Morrison demo put down drunk in a single take — Like Swimming clearly possess a refined sense of the absurd. That playfulness, combined with a stark intimacy, resulted in their deeply affecting first single, “God Knows,” recorded at a forest cabin north of Stockholm in the dark early months of 2013. Where this song laid bare some painful twists of the human heart with a relatively sparse arrangement, the following single, “Go Buffalo,” combined Gothic lyrics with lush, twinkling keyboards and soaring, carefree hooks. Both tracks unlock fairytale landscapes, the yearning vocals and instrumental precision conjuring nature in all its bright and startling purity.
Swedish trio Like Swimming has announce that they will release their debut full-length studio album Structures this July via DigSin in the US. The ten-song set was recorded almost entirely in the contemporary RMV Studio,Read More
This winter has been so brutally bleak, it’s hard to remember that sometimes things emerge from the cold. Today arrives the song”Let Go” a starkly lovely new song from Swedish trio Like Swimming. While the band’s previous single “Go Buffalo”,Read More