NEWS: Peter Morén debuts new project, SunYears, with 'Come Fetch My Soul' single and album 1

NEWS: Peter Morén debuts new project, SunYears, with ‘Come Fetch My Soul’ single and album

SunYears, a new project from Swedish singer/songwriter Peter Morén of Peter Bjorn and John has just unveiled the first single and title track from his debut album Come Fetch My Soul out on June 16th via Yep Roc Records.

As you get older, it gets easier to write songs because you become more vulnerable in a different way,” Morén explains of the bold, open-hearted title track ‘Come Fetch My Soul’ featuring Jess Williamson, saying, “it’s about being overwhelmed by the love you have for your partner and this feeling of putting yourself in the hands of something or someone else.”

Watch the video, animated by Vince Bigos, featuring Jess Williamson here:

The ten-track album’s melodic wisdom immediately feels familiar yet is unexplored territory for Morén, who delivers a collection of tunes that instantly feel timeless. Ranging from wistful folk and Beatles-esque pop to psychedelic guitar jangle and shimmering balladry, the album is a result of nostalgic listening habits and thematically from dreams, most notably the rockabilly-esque track “Last Night I Dreamt I Met Phil & Don,” which takes inspiration from a dream meeting pop legends the Everly Brothers.

For the album, Morén enlisted fellow indie artists Ron Sexsmith, Jess Williamson, Eric Johnson (Fruit Bats, Bonny Light Horseman) and Kathryn Williams, which resulted in multiple duets throughout the album.

An open-ended name that references both the classic sound of 1950’s Sun Records and the passage of time itself, SunYears has been years in the making with a figurative birth that came during the pandemic. With touring scrapped, Morén rediscovered his love of playing guitar in solitude and the art of collaboration, which he did with a tight-knit group of friends and peers in his hometown of Stockholm. “Those experiences brewed something in me,” he recalls. “Looking at how other people make music and dipping in and out of other environments was really inspiring.”

The album is available for pre-order here.

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