Today, multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® Award nominated artist Tove Lo released yet another irresistible earworm titled ‘True Romance,’ along with the news of a forthcoming fifth studio album DIRT FEMME to be released on October 14 (Pretty Swede Records / mtheory).
The album tracklist, which was also unveiled today, boasts an impressive lineup of special guests, including SG Lewis (appearing on two tracks), Channel Tres and First Aid Kit.
Speaking on her highly anticipated forthcoming full-length, the Swedish superstar shared: “Dirt Femme is about me and my relationship with my femininity. When I started out as a writer and an artist, I used to view my feminine traits as weaker and would enhance my masculine traits to get ahead in life. I feel a big energy shift in my environment since then and this album reflects the various ways my feminine side has both helped and hurt me.” She continues “I’m a pansexual woman married to a straight man. I believe masculine and feminine lives on a spectrum in all humans. There are so many more interesting nuances than most people want to accept. Songs on this album will contradict each other, will probably upset some of you, will make you want to dance, cry, fuck and drive your car really, really, fast. It’s extremely personal as always which is why it’s so hard to describe in just a few words. It’s all my feelings, thoughts and questions put together in under 50 minutes with no answers. But I know that I always feel relief and connection when a song just speaks to my emotions without telling me what to do about them. I hope this album reaches that little secret pocket in your heart where all the real stuff is hiding.”
Tove Lo has also announced the launch of her own record label Pretty Swede Records with mtheory, creating an independent platform for her artistry. “It’s amazing,” she smiles. “I have a lot of freedom, and it’s been fun to work with mtheory. This will be the first release under my label. I’m a pop girl, but I like to make things weird and be in full control of the whole vision. This is the perfect way to put out exactly what I want.”
Danish superstar MØ shares a new song, “True Romance,” today alongside a video—listen here and watch here. The new track is a fan favorite which MØ has been performing live for years. She recently reimagined and recorded it with bandmate Rasmus Littauer, and today it sees its first official release. More music from MØ is imminent.
“‘True Romance’ was a song that I first started writing back in 2015,” says MØ. “I got too busy during that time so the song never came together, but I’m grateful that some of my sweet fans wouldn’t let it go because I’m so happy with the final version. This song is about finding your way back to some kind of innocence and not allowing life to make you too jaded. Trying to find joy amidst the chaos. That feels very timely.”
Motordrome, released earlier this year, was MØ’s first body of work since 2018’s much lauded Forever Neverland.