Christine And The Queens Links With Tunji Ige For “No Harm Is Done”

“Anger came to me as something I could try to write about—articulating it is probably the first step towards action.”

September 09, 2015

Having already made an impression in her native France, this fall Héloïse Letissier—who performs as Christine and the Queens—will attempt to do the same stateside with the release of her self-titled U.S. debut album. The album will feature English language reworks of her 2014 album Chaleur Humaine, as well as new guest features from two The FADER favorites, Perfume Genius and Tunji Ige. The later of those two collaborations, "No Harm Is Done" featuring Tunji Ige," premieres today on The FADER.


"No Harm Is Done" is picture of "the moment before"— "before something happens, before we choose in which fight we want to engage," as she described it in an email to The FADER—rendered through pungent, slinking, and synthy pop. "Anger came to me as something I could try to write about," she wrote, adding that "articulating it is probably the first step towards action."

Letissier called on Ige to join her after hearing "For Us" while she was on tour. "Even though we have different lives, we both write about feeling lonely, about watching everything from this weird angle—when you feel oddly out of the picture," she said.


And as for his part, Ige told The FADER he was "all in." "I'm also thankful I was able to work alongside one of my good friends and favorite producers, Noah Breakfast," he added.

Christine and the Queens is out October 16, and then she hits the road for a North American tour; pre-order your download here and see when she'll be in your locale below.


Christine and the Queens upcoming tour dates:

10/19 - Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre*
10/20 - Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater*
10/21 - Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater*
10/23 - Portland, OR @ Roseland*
10/24 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore*
10/25 - Seattle, WA @ Paramount*
10/27 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex*
10/28 - Denver, CO @ Ogden*
10/30 - Minneapolis, MN @ Northop*
10/31 - Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre*
11/02 - Toronto, ONT @ Sound Academy*
11/03 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis*
11/04 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues*
11/09 - New York, NY @ Terminal 5*
11/10 - New York, NY @ Terminal 5*
11/11 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall (headline - tickets HERE)
*supporting Marina And The Diamonds

Christine And The Queens Links With Tunji Ige For “No Harm Is Done”