Multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has released a unique version of fan favourite track, ‘The Sound’, from her recent fourth album, ‘Dedicated’. It’s out via Schoolboy/Interscope Records.
Recorded and filmed live in Lapland, Finland – with the support of House of Lapland, Finnair and Visit Finland – ‘The Sound (Live in Lapland, Finland)’ sees Carly and her band strip back the song’s more electronic elements and replace them with organic, more tranquil, instrumentation. In what is a rare moment for an artist, both audio and video were recorded fully outdoors – and the accompanying performance video captures the picturesque setting of the record, on a remote lakeside jetty in Lapland’s Ruka-Kuusamo region.
‘The Sound (Live in Lapland, Finland)’ is available now through all digital retailers. Watch the performance:
Says Carly of Lapland:
“Nature is a part of my childhood and my very best memories. Here in Lapland I’ve been amazed by how the quiet space allows for ideas to float into my head. It has been unlike anything I have ever experienced.”
Having just played more than 40 shows, including multiple sold out shows in New York and Los Angeles, upcoming behind the scenes footage from the Lapland experience shows Carly and her band taking a moment to relax, while partaking in some of Lapland’s more traditional pastimes. Perhaps best known as “the home of Santa Claus”, it also showcases a different side to Lapland, including the striking “midnight sun”.
Carly is currently in the middle of her Asian tour run and next heads to Australia and New Zealand, for her first ever headline shows in those countries.
THE SOUND OF LAPLAND:
Lapland creates, enables and inspires sound. If you feel like you need some inspiration, the unique and calming sounds and atmosphere of Finnish Lapland are available to listeners around the world for the first time ever. Visit Finland and Lapland marketing and communication company, House of Lapland, created compelling sound landscapes to highlight the year-round therapeutic effect and inspiring influence of Lapland’s natural environment. Three ‘Sound of Lapland’ recordings were released worldwide on Spotify at the end of April to transport listeners to the calming moments and silence of northern Finland. The full Sound of Lapland album ‘SCAPES’ will be released 19th November 2019. The soundscapes will be also available to listen at Finnair flights from January 2020, so you can set into the mood already while making your arrival.