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Alice Boman released ‘EP II + Skisser,’ filmed a live-in-studio video, covered The War on Drugs, touring w/ Fielded (dates)

by Andrew Sacher

Alice Boman

Swedish singer/songwriter Alice Boman packaged this year’s EP II with last year’s Skisser EP for her debut US release this past June, and last night (9/10) she kicked off her US tour in support of it in Boston. The tour comes to NYC on Sunday (9/14) at Baby’s All Right with support from Brooklyn dark pop artist Fielded (who also opens tonight’s Philly show) and Seattle’s Tomten. The show starts at 8 PM after Baby’s hosts the early evening Classic Album Sundays listening event for Jeff Buckley’s Grace with a live set from Gary Lucas, whose band Gods and Monsters once included Jeff as a member and who has taken part in other Jeff Buckley tributes over the years. Tickets for the Alice Boman show and the Jeff Buckley party are on sale now. All of Alice’s dates are listed below.

Alice recently filmed a live-in-studio session of “Be Mine” from EP II with a four-piece backing band that includes two horn players, a backing vocalist and a drummer. The video (filmed and edited by Jesper Berg, recorded and mixed by Emil Isaksson) makes its premiere in this post. You can watch that, with the music video for “Over” from the EP, below.

In addition to her own material, Alice also recently recorded a cover of “Red Eyes,” a standout track from the new War On Drugs album. Melodically, it’s “Red Eyes” all right, but she plays it in her own spacey piano pop/vibrato vocal style. You can listen to that, with both videos and the list of dates, below…

Alice Boman – “Be Mine” live w/ band at Studio Möllan, Malmö

Musicians:
Alice Boman
Ellen Pettersson
Julia Ringdahl
Liam Amner
Tom Malmros

Alice Boman – “Over” (official video)

Alice Boman – “Red Eyes” (The War On Drugs cover)

Alice Boman — 2014 Tour Dates
09/11/2014 Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia, PA^
09/14/2014 Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY^
09/19/2014 Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, CA
09/22/2014 The Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA
09/26/2014 The Cedar, Minneapolis, MN
09/27/2014 The Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL
10/03/2014 Luleå, Kulturenshus (SE) *
10/04/2014 Stockholm, Södra Teatern (SE) *
10/05/2014 Stockholm, Södra Teatern (SE) *
10/12/2014 Göteborg, Konserthuset (SE) *
10/16/2014 Trondheim, Byscenen (NO) *
10/17/2014 Tromsö, Hålogaland Teater (NO) *
10/18/2014 Oslo, Sentrum Scene (NO) *
10/24/2014 Västerås, Konserthuset (SE) *
10/25/2014 Norrköping, Flygeln (SE) *
10/31/2014 Gävle, Konserthuset (SE) *
11/08/2014 Uppsala, Konsert & Kongress (SE) *
11/13/2014 Helsingborg, Dunkers (SE) *
11/14/2014 Aarhus, Voxhall (DK) *
11/15/2014 Copenhagen, Koncertsalen (DK) *
11/25/2014 Ghent, Theaterzaal Vooruit (BE) *
11/27/2014 Groningen, Oosterpoort main hall (NL) *
11/28/2014 Eindhoven, Muziekgebouw Frits Philips (NL) *

* — w/ Fielded
* — supporting Ane Brun

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