The Toronto-based multi-instrumentalist Hannah Kim information lush dream pop beneath the title Luna Li. Whereas plans for her debut album are nonetheless beneath wraps, the up-and-coming musician can be supporting Japanese Breakfast on tour this fall, and he or she’s now shared her new tune “Alone However Not Lonely”.
Li’s music first gained traction when she uploaded clips of herself jamming on Instagram. Classically skilled in piano and harp, her music possesses an orchestral high quality paired with a kaleidoscopic groove. Her new single is a main instance of how she expertly blends her skilled coaching into tried-and-true pop constructions for a contemporary new sound.
The video for “Alone However Not Lonely” was directed by Maya Balkaran and Kostadin Kolevopens. It opens with a swell of string devices as she circles a white room adorned with globes. As soon as the beat begins, the strings fall into place and Li chants the title lyric time and again, as if reminding herself she’s by no means alone.
“I wrote this tune as an act of self-care, to cheer myself up throughout a darker time,” Li stated in an interview with i-D. “The phrase ‘alone however not lonely’ is a mantra I take advantage of to remind myself that point I spend with myself is effective and particular, one thing that needs to be celebrated.”
Li went on to element how the tune was partly impressed by cockroaches. “I wrote ‘Alone However Not Lonely’ in my very first residence which was cockroach infested,” she stated. “I used to be feeling actually uncomfortable and lonely within the new area, and determined to jot down this tune to cheer myself up and entertain my newfound insect mates.”
Watch the video down beneath. To examine her out on her upcoming tour opening for Japanese Breakfast, seize tickets here. Luna Li’s tour itinerary is only a scroll down the web page.
Luna Li 2021 Tour Dates:
09/14–Columbus, OH @ The Athenaeum Theatre
09/15 — Chicago, IL @ Thalia Corridor
09/16 — Chicago, IL @ Thalia Corridor
09/17 — Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Corridor
09/18 — Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
09/19 — Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave
09/23 — Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Fest
09/25 — Seattle, WA @ Neptune
09/26 — Seattle, WA @ Neptune
09/27 — Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
09/28 — Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
10/01 — San Francisco, CA @ Regency
10/02 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent
10/03 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent
10/04 — San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park
10/05 — Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl
10/07 — Sante Fe, NM @ Meow Wolf
10/08 — Denver, CO @ Ogden
10/09 — Lawrence, KC @ Granada
10/10 — St Louis, MO @ Delmar Corridor
10/11 — Chicago, IL @ Thalia Corridor
10/16 — Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Metal