ANNA OF THE NORTH SHARES “SWIRL” OFFICIAL VIDEO
FEATURING STOP MOTION ANIMATION CREATED BY ANNA HERSELF
CRAZY LIFE DELUXE ALBUM ARRIVING ON APRIL 28 VIA ELEKTRA
NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR KICKS OFF NEXT WEEK ON MARCH 16TH
Anna of the Northshares the official video for her latest single “Swirl”, featuring stop motion animation created by Anna herself, streaming now on her official YouTube channel.
Commenting on the video, Anna shares, “I wanted to extend the crazy life world with this music video. I didn’t know how, but eventually, I figured it out. Claymation. It took forever, but it was really fun seeing the end result. Maybe one day I’ll become a stop-motion filmmaker. Swirl is a song all about having too much time on your hands by yourself. This music video definitely had me thinking about things other than how lonely life can be.”
Last month, Anna announced an expanded, deluxe edition of her acclaimed third studio album Crazy Life – arriving April 28th via Elektra Records – and shared dreamy new single “Swirl.” Hailed as a “song you need to know” by Rolling Stone, “Swirl” is the first of three new tracks to come from Anna’s Crazy Life Deluxe album. Co-written by Anna, Victor Rådström (NEIKED) and Marcus White, “Swirl” gives listeners buoyant pop production as Anna sings about falling into old patterns and becoming comfortable with dissatisfaction.
Released November 4, 2022, Crazy Life is Anna’s chronicle of life in all its insanity, glory, and bliss. The album includes fan-favorite tracks such as “I Do You,” “Nobody,” “Bird Sing,” “Living Life Right,” and “Dandelion,” all joined by official music videos and visualizers streaming now on Anna’s official YouTube channel HERE. Garnering praise from Billboard, Rolling Stone, PAPER, Uproxx and more, Crazy Life transcends the Norwegian artist’s ability to find comfort in vulnerability by inviting listeners into her world and illustrating exactly how it’s done. Uncovering iridescence in mundanity, Anna of the North offers confessional and relatable lyrics with clarity, confidence, and a splash of shimmer.
“The album is about everything, nothing, and all in between,” Anna explained. “It’s about those small things we don’t necessarily talk about—like the days where you lie on the couch because you can’t get out of the house. Many of the songs are about being stuck and how it’s hard to get out of your own patterns.”
Giving these themes concrete form as a ‘house,’ Anna teamed up with Australian designer Montana Kitching for Crazy Life’s album and single art. The artwork for each of the previously released singles corresponds to a place in the ‘house.’ As “Dandelion” introduced viewers to Anna’s living room, complete with her fluffy dog and thriving plants, “Bird Sing” captured the image directly outside Anna’s bedroom window, giving you a 360- look at Anna’s dwelling. “Nobody” provides a stark overview of Anna’s bedroom with the messy bed and leftover cereal that we’ve all been privy to at some point. You can explore the full house HERE.
Next week, Anna will embark on a North American headline tour kicking off in DC on Thursday, March 16th making stops in NY, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and more! For up-to-date ticketing information please visit www.annaofthenorth.com/
With over a half a billion global streams under her belt, co-signs from Tyler, the Creator, Dua Lipa, Alina Baraz, Rejjie Snow, Steve Lazy and more, Anna of the North is the pop star who has been hiding in plain sight.
ANNA OF THE NORTH
CRAZY LIFE DELUXE
1. Bird Sing
2. I Do You
5. Living Life Right
6. Red Light
7. No Good Without U
10. 60 Seconds
11. Let Go
14. Try My Best
2023 NORTH AMERICAN ‘CRAZY’ TOUR
Thursday, March 16, 2023 – Washington, DC – Union Stage
Saturday, March 18, 2023 – New York, NY – Racket
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
Thursday, March 23, 2023 – Montreal, QC – LeStudio TD
Friday, March 24, 2023 – Toronto, ON – Velvet Underground
Sunday, March 26, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
Thursday, March 30, 2023 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent
Saturday, April 1, 2023 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, April 2, 2023 – Seattle, WA – Barboza (SOLD OUT)
Monday, April 3, 2023 – Seattle, WA – Barboza
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