Alim Kheraj
October 14, 2016 5:42 am

We absolutely adore Lykke Li and her off-beat alt-pop. Songs like “I Follow Rivers,” “Gunshot,” and “Possibility” are some of our all time faves.

That’s why we were SUPER excited to learn that the Swedish singer songwriter was launching a supergroup.

Called LIV, the new group is comprised of some stalwarts of Swedish pop music, including producer Jeff Bhasker, Miike Snow members Andrew Wyatt and Pontus Winnberg, and Björn Yttling from Peter Bjorn and John.

Collectively the band’s members have worked on music with Britney Spears, Madonna, Robyn, The Hives, Chrissie Hynde, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, and even The Rolling Stones. Basically, that’s the whole music industry!

The group’s first song is called “Wings of Love” and it’s a ’70s throwback track that’ll have you craving the summer of love.

Complete with naked frolicking and a lot of old school haircuts, we have to say there’s something almost utopian about the song’s video. We’re really drawn into the free spirited nature of it all.

In fact, this was part of the point.

Speaking to Vogue.comLykke Li explained how the project was born out of a need to be free.

Okay, we can totally see this, and actually really love the sentiments here.

Given what’s going on in 2016, it’s nice to have an escapism in the form of art. While we love politically motivated and social conscious music, it’s nice to have a rest from the weights of the world. We can totally see ourselves bopping to “Wings of Love” for some time to come.

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