iamamiwhoami announces a new album and drops a new single

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The legendary artistic duo iamamiwhoami announces a new album and debuts a music video for their first single ‘don’t wait for me.’

After an eight year hiatus, the duo (Jonna Lee and Claes Björklund), invite you into a personal world of its own creation with the new album Be Here Soon, out June 3rd.

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Jonna Lee, Credit: John Strandh

“We felt ready to get back into our immense creative process that comes with our work and wanted to make something that would be true to where we are in our lives and careers now,” explains the project’s creator and front woman ionnalee (Jonna Lee). “Claes had just become a dad, and I’m carrying a child now. That brought us to a pretty raw state.“

Jonna Lee, ionnalee and one half of iamamiwhoami

Working with many of the same magicians that brought one of the first viral audio-visual sensations over ten years ago, the anticipation is building for fans. The cryptology and depth of the project is far too extensive for this article but you can read about it on the fandom page.

*Comme des Garçons have dressed iamamiwhoami for the Be Here Soon video series and for ionnalee’s past work since 2015.

The coming 10-track album will be released with a 10-episode video series that “traces the path of the new life growing inside of Lee and pushes her out on a journey facing the expectations of society and the music industry as a female artist in the spellbinding surroundings of her native Sweden.”

Be sure to check out her previous releases below and the live KONSERT iamamiwhoami did for viewers during the pandemic.

about iamamiwhoami

iamamiwhoami first launched with a series of viral videos in 2009 and 2010. The group has amassed more than 200 million streams across YouTube and Spotify, been recognized with a Swedish Grammy, sold out tours around the globe, and collaborated with artists such as Röyksopp, Moby, Zola Jesus, and more. Be Here Soon follows the group’s most recent studio album, BLUE (2014), ionnalee’s two solo records EVERYONE AFRAID TO BE FORGOTTEN (2018) + REMEMBER THE FUTURE (2019), and a joint online live experience KONSERT that aired during 2020.

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