Sondre Lerche just released his new album Pleasure, that is at times his glossiest and at others his grittiest-sounding. He has entrusted one of the LP's more rocking songs, "Violent Game," to Kurt Feldman of Ice Choir who has, in turn, put his distinct spin on the song, remaking it into shiny Big '80s Pop. No easy feat, it turns out. "The original was recorded live in the studio, so the tempo shifts and the sound leaks all over the place," Sondre tells us. "So I imagine it was no joke making this remix work so well. I was such a huge fan of their song 'Unprepared,' and I thought Kurt might be up for the challenge of reimagining the song. And he was. The melody gets a new chord structure and a new outlook on life. I love it." The remix makes its premiere in this post and you can listen to it and the original (and all of Pleasure), below.

Ice Choir will be joining Sondre at NYC's Bowery Ballroom on Saturday, April 15 with Alexander Von Mehren, part of Sondre's current tour. Tickets are still available and all tour dates are listed below.

Sondre Lerche - 2017 Tour Dates
04/14 Philadelphia PA - The Foundry at The Fillmore
04/15 New York City NY - Bowery Ballroom
04/17 Washington DC - U Street Music Hall
04/19 Detroit MI - Shelter
04/20 Toronto ON - The Garrison
04/21 Cleveland Heights OH - Grog Shop
04/22 Chicago IL - Lincoln Hall
04/23 Davenport IA - The Village Theatre
04/25 Minneapolis MN - 7th Street Entry
04/28 Vancouver BC - Biltmore Cabaret
04/29 Seattle WA - Columbia City Theater
04/30 Portland OR - Star Theater
05/02 San Francisco CA - The Independent
05/04 Los Angeles CA - Troubadour
05/05 Anaheim CA - The Parish at House of Blues
05/06 Phoenix AZ - The Crescent Ballroom
05/10 Austin TX - Antone’s
05/11 Houston TX - White Oak Music Hall
05/12 Dallas TX - Club Dada
05/13 New Orleans LA - One Eyed Jacks