NEWS: Jenny Hval releases new single ‘Period Piece’

NEWS: Jenny Hval releases new single ‘Period Piece’

Later this month (30th September), Norwegian singer and art-pop composer Jenny Hval will be releasing her latest record, Blood Bitch, on Sacred Bones Records.  The new album has been produced by Lasse Marthaug and, in Hval’s words, is “an investigation of blood.  Blood that is shed naturally.  The purest and most powerful, yet most trivial, and most terrifying blood: menstruation.”

This theme comes to the forefront on the aptly titled ‘Period Piece.’  The track has been release as part of the Adult Swim Singles Program and is available as a free download on their website.  ‘Period Piece’ continues Hval’s string of more accessible singles after the confrontational nature of last year’s Apocalypse, girl.  She combines ethereal vocals and harmonies over a deep bassline to create a hypnotic composition.  Listen below.

Next month, the singer will be heading out on a European tour, with three dates in the UK.  Details below.

17th October – Stereo, Glasgow
18th October – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
19th October – Oslo, London

Photo credit: Jenny Berger Myhre

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