Always on the Run – Fremmand

Producer catalog: HJF712d
Production year: 2024
Tracks: 4

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Description

Always on the Run (EP)

The indie rock band Fremmand (FO/DK) releases the EP Always On The Run, which is a follow-up to the latest successful album “Wrong” (Tutl Records 2021). On the EP, Fremmand shows a new musical side of himself. By The Ocean is a bright and dreamy song that contrasts with Recognition, where Fremmand shows his teeth, and you can feel the desperation. The title song, “Always On The Run”, gives associations with the ’80s New Wave and was made in collaboration with guitarist Peter Hayes from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, who also appears on both of Fremmand’s two albums. The band’s regular collaborator, Michael Patterson (Nine Inch Nails/Beck), has mixed the EP in Los Angeles.

Quotes from the press:
“Highly reminiscent of Depeche Mode and New Order, ‘Always On The Run’ has an eeriness about it captivating your senses and plucking at your heartstrings. It won’t be long until Jana Hjalgrimsdóttir is in the league of iconic Annie Lennox and Fremmand’s music will be on everyone’s playlists.”
– Nicole Mendes, The others of reviews

“Taking some musical cues from Gothic rock, there’s a hint of HIM and the early releases of The Cure about the song Always On The Run. However, Jana Hjalgrímsdóttir’s vocals add slivers of golden light into the dark and brooding post-punk sound that pervades every moment and every note. The vocal interplay with Peter Hayes gives the song a sense of narcotic abandon, full of longing, regret, and escape. This isn’t a song you’ll want to leave behind, however, as it works its way under your skin and into your soul.”
– Mark Buckley, Analogue Trash

Tracklist:
1. Always On The Run (feat. Peter Hayes)
2. By The Ocean (feat. Mika Vandborg)
3. Recognition (feat. Abdullah S)
4. Lys & Mørke (feat. Mika Vandborg)

Released on the following formats:
Digitally on all major platforms (Spotify, Apple Music, etc.).
You can check it out by using this link: https://bfan.link/always-on-the-run

 

Always on the Run

Words: Jana Hjalgrímsdóttir
Music: Tobias Weltzer, Peter Hayes

You – Heard it all before
Don’t know why I bother to
Talk – Words don’t mean a thing
Walk – That is what I’m going for

That is what I am going for
That is what I am going for

Smile – Wanted you to give me one
Out – Is all I really asking for
You – To let the moving flow
Through – The space that has been ginning us

That is what I am going for
That is what I am going for

You – Light up a cigarette
Smoke – Hiding in the grey
Clouds – Always on the run
You – Always on the run

That is what we’re going for
That is what we’re going for
That is what we’re going for

By the Ocean

Words & music: Jana Hjalgrímsdóttir, Tobias Weltzer

Uuuuuu, uhuuuu
Uuuuuu, uhuuuu
Uuuuuu, uhuuuu
Uuuuuu, uhuuuu
Uuuuuu, uhuuuu

I have seen the darkest hour
I felt the stones against my body
The soothing winds of highest being
But nothing takes me back to you

Take me back to the stones and the soothing winds of high
Just as long as the sea takes me back to the light of you
Take me back to the stones and the soothing winds of high
Just as long as the sea takes me back to the light of you

Take a deep breath by the ocean
Take a deep breath by the ocean
Take a long walk by the ocean
Take a long walk by the ocean

Take me back to the stones and the soothing winds of high
Just as long as the sea takes me back to the light of you
Take me back to the stones and the soothing winds of high
Just as long as the sea takes me back to the light of you

Uuuuuu, uhuuuu

Take me back to the stones
Just as long as the sea takes me back
Take me back to the stones
Uuuuuu, uhuuuu
Just as long as the sea takes me back
Uuuuuu, uhuuuu
Uuuuuu, uhuuuu

Recognition

Words: Jana Hjalgrímsdóttir
Music: Jana Hjalgrímsdóttir, Tobias Weltzer

Giving it all in recognition
True colours flow through you
Giving it all in recognition
Oh, you, my love, my gold

Everything fades, is disappearing
Spinning wild into the night
What good is a sound, if never felt
Oh, my love, my gold

In open space
All colors gold
You sitting there
All colours love

Giving it all in recognition
Giving it all my love
Giving it all in recognition
Oh, my love, my gold
Giving it all my love
My love, my gold
All my love

Credits

Composers and Authors

Jana Hjalgrímsdóttir

(author on 1-3, composer on 2-3)

Mika Vandborg

(composer on 4)

Rico Holmer Andersen

(composer on 2)

Musicians

Tobias Weltzer

(drums, keyboards , vocals)

Peter Hayes

(guitars on 1)

Mika Vandborg

(keyboard, piano, choir, guitars on 2; guitars on 4)

Abdullah S

(feature on 4)

Jeppe Saugmann

(keyboard on 3)

Rico Holmer Andersen

(bass, choir 1-3)

Production

Michael Patterson

(mix, mastering)