Indie pop outfit Tiny Fighter show there's more than money in 'Perfect Game' single
“Tiny Fighter make one of the most unique tracks we’ve heard” –NeuFutr
“Conceptual and epic.. will leave you aching for more glossy ballads from Tiny Fighter… some of the most exciting new talent out of Sweden”–Hhhappy Magazine
“The kind of dreamy indie pop that becomes the soundtrack of your life… radiates pure vitality”–The Revue
"Dramatic structure... powerful and emotionally wrenching"–PopMatters
"True formula for success... recalls Four Non-Blondes, Sheryl Crow and No Doubt. With a voice similar to Karin Elisabeth Dreijer of The Knife"– The Spill Magazine
Swedish-Australian indie pop outfitTiny Fighterpresent their new single'Perfect Game'. This is the first taste of their debut album'Going Home', to be released in spring via American labelBayTerrace Records. This single comes hot on the trail of'Strangest Thing'and its accompanying video.
“Perfect Game is a song about relationships. Relationships with oneself, with others and critically with money and power. And how the latter can distort and bend the former into something perverse, something corrupted and ultimately something that is not real," saysTherese Karlsson.
“Given the simplicity of the song we wanted to do something special for the video – something super expressive, a little dark even. Filming in Bogesund Slott, a 17th-century castle north of Stockholm, with dancer/choregrapher Jessika Sillanpää and director Rikard Westman was the perfect combination. Rikard is in essence a painter, just with a camera. And Jessika has really good instincts, bringing her street-style background to make what we hope is something that is both beautiful and challenging,” saysTim Spelman.
Based in Stockholm, Tiny Fighter was formed after a chance meeting between Therese Karlsson(a truck driver from Kalmar, Sweden) andTim Spelman(a doctor from Melbourne, Australia). The two met in Stockholm in 2017 and began collaborating, offering an enticing mix of indie-rock and berserker chamber pop.
For their debut 'Going Home' LP, Tiny Fighter recorded for over 12 months in both Stockholm and atThe Panic Roomin Skövde, Sweden. The result is a compelling combination of the unabashed indie-pop of Tiny Fighter's earlier releases with deeper, darker arrangements that showcase the full range of Karlsson and Spelman’s songwriting.
Earlier, Tiny Fighter recorded their successful 2018 singles'New Century','Want Friends'and'Hollow Talk'in Los Angeles and Stockholm with Daniel Rejmer (Foals, Ben Frost, Girls Names).Their live album'The Loft Sessions (Live in New York)', released in December 2018, was recorded on their first North American tour.
Tiny Fighter have grown from an artsy studio project to a live entity selling out tours and filling larger music venues, quickly building a strong reputation for their stirring live performances and ability to tastefully mix catchy indie-pop with darker themes and arrangements.
Most recent tours led the band through Ireland, Latvia, Serbia and Scandinavia. Tiny Fighter's music enjoyed over 750K YouTube views and 250K Spotify streams in 2019 alone. Other notable achievement includes playing the Stockholm final of the competitive P4 Nästa 2018 song competition.
As of March 6, 'Perfect Game' will be available across online stores likeiTunesand streaming platforms such asSpotify. The full 'Going Home' album will be released on April 3, available for order directly from Tiny Fighter viaBandcamp.
Perfect Game - Tiny Fighter (written by Tim Spelman & Therese Karlsson)
Perfect Game (Fall Apart Remix) - Step 5 & Perambulum
Perfect Game (Monolog Rockstars Remix) - Monolog Rockstars
Video directed and filmed by Rikard Westman (elvisphoto.com; instagram: theelvisphoto)
Video performed and choreographed by Jessika Sillanpää jessikasillanpee
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