“A self that goes on changing is a self that goes on living,” says Virginia Woolf, reflecting on the art of letter writing. And a key to keep growing is to surround yourself with people of creative vitality. It’s a theme that Little Dragon know well.
The Gothenberg four-piece have supported each other’s evolution over many years, resulting in ever more intricate and absorbing works of soulful synth pop, experimental R&B, dance and electronic music. New Me, Same Us is their latest LP, appropriately released on the innovative London label Ninja Tune.
Little Dragon mention, “This album has been the most collaborative for us yet, which might sound weird considering we’ve been making music together for all these years, but we worked hard at being honest, finding the courage to let go of our egos and be pieces of something bigger.” And so the band continue to co-create and recreate themselves through music and friendship. Songs on New Me, Same Us are signature works that move the heart and feet in equal measure, filled with bass-driven grooves, crisp percussion, floating melodies, and soaring vocals.
New Me, Same Us by Little Dragon is out now via Ninja Tune.
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