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Sounds: Taken By Trees // Doin’ Time

Got another track in by our Swedish faves Taken By Trees, this time it’s this upbeat, pina colada-fueled track “Doin’ Time”. I feel like I’m in a convertible VW Beetle, headed to the beach with my hair blowing in the wind.

If the vibe sounds familiar, its because Taken By Trees (Victoria Bergsman) was the guest vocalist on the iconic track Young Folks by Peter Bjorn & John.

This is the forth track off her album, released earlier this month.  Musically,  ‘Yellow  To  Blue’  explores  the  pop  genre  to  its  fullest,  thanks to the help of  producer  Jesse Shatkin’s A-list    caliber (Sia, Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson) and co-writers Ariel    Rechtshaid (Haim, Usher), Rostam Batmanglij (Vampire  Weekend) and Daniel Nigro (Sky  Ferraria).

Yellow to Blue, my forth studio album, has been three years in the making – and not focusing entirely on me brought something new to the table – which is what I need every time I make a new record. I was pregnant, had Charlie and then tried to find focus and patience caring for a child whilst working with on- demand producers like Jessie Shatkin, who thankfully adopted this album like a labour of love…

Give a listen to Doin’ Time (not a Sublime cover) below.

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