Ahead of the release of his highly anticipated third album Stranger, Swedish innovator Yung Lean has released a short film sharing the same name. The film, directed by Suzie and Leo, shows Lean as a fugitive following a massacre who goes through transformative experience from a fugitive into a demon, then he becomes a sad clown, and finally we see his return to a man. The Western short is heavily inspired by the films of Takeshi Kitano as well as satirical comedies and features snippets of songs from Stranger the album.
The short film follows a big week for Yung Lean as he prepares to release his third album Stranger. On Monday, album track "Metallic Intuition" was premiered as Zane Lowe's World Record on his Beats 1 radio show. Yung Lean also spoke about Stranger in an interview published this week by Dazed. In the piece he says: "It felt like me, GUD, Sherman and White Armor were a band. The process of it was, like... I can't even remember it, 'cause it was just having fun, basically. We were just creating, kinda like jamming, and then out of nowhere we had 14 songs."
His most precise record to date, Stranger features the infectious tracks "Red Bottom Sky" and "Hunting My Own Skin," as well as recently shared hard-hitter "Skimask." Truly cementing his place as an inimitable pioneer of electronic and hip-hop music, Stranger will be released on November 10th via YEAR0001.
Yung Lean will celebrate Stranger's release with an exclusive in-store show at London's Rough Trade East on November 15th. On January 16th, following a European tour, Yung Lean will launch a 19 show North American tour.
Watch the Stranger film, hear "Metallic Intuition" and pre-order Stranger, and see below for full tour routing, and details on Stranger.
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