Ida Wenøe TEASES OCTOBER ALBUM WITH NEW SINGLE, ‘DON’T YOU GROW WEARY’
SULTRY Danish songstress Ida Wenøe today releases ‘Don’t You Grow Weary,’ the second single taken from her third studio album, ‘Undersea,’ released via Songcraft Music on October 6th.
“This was a cathartic song for me to write,” she said. “I had all the songs I needed for the album and went for a final trip to the coast to record the last bits and pieces. Sitting there, looking at the sea from my little cottage sanctuary, it occurred to me the ocean and surrounding nature had been my faithful companions through the whole process, shaking me up when I needed it, bringing wordless poetry from all corners of the world to my humble little corner, comforting me when the feeling of meaninglessness was sneaking up, blowing me over and away, but always reminding me there’s something bigger than me out there, something completely beyond my control.
“I’d like the song to remind us to look outwards instead of inwards. Out there on the horizon there’s something bigger than us, forcing us to humble ourselves. That humbling feeling is healthy, I think, and can even be healing.”
Written and recorded in two weary old summer houses on the North Sea coast of Jutland, the new songs see Ida return to the hushed, simple intimacy of her acclaimed debut LP, ‘Time of Ghosts,’ with nature, wild water and the range of human emotion lyrically centre stage, and the sounds of the trees, ocean, birds, and stormy weather all making cameo appearances.
The album was produced by Ida, mixed by Dennis Ahlgren (Tina Dico, Teitur) mastered by Sigurdor Gudmundsson, with contributions from Scottish-born musicians Hal Parfitt-Murray (strings) and Samantha Whates (flute, backing vocals).
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