Norway’s girl in red is back to make us question everything with her brilliantly depressing new song "I'll Die Anyway." Over new wave-inspired guitars 20-year-old Marie Ulven from Oslo paints a familar tale of self-doubt and unknowing as she sings: "I reach for me but I'm not there, I always wonder why I'm here. It's fine, it's OK. I'll die anyway."
The song will feature on Ulven's upcoming Chapter 2 EP and is premiering above via a video comprised of home footage, lifted directly from Ulven's childhood. These adorable memories are then cut with present day shots of her gazing into her laptop.
Speaking to The FADER via email, Ulven said “I think this is the most honest song I’ve written on how I perceive my life. Understanding life and what it means to be human is difficult. I’ve always questioned my existence, meaning, time and the universe. All I know is that I don’t know."
Check out the video above. girl in red's tours North America and Europe in the fall. Her dates are as follows:
05 - Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn US
07 - The Foundry, Phily US
09 - U Street Music Hall, Washington US
10 - Brighton Music Hall, Boston US
12 - Le Ministere, Montreal US
13 - Hard Luck Bar, Toronto CA
14 - Deluxx Fluxx, Detroit US
16 - Lincoln Hall, Chicago US
19 - Lost Lake, Denver US
20 - In The Venue, SLC US
22 - Holocene, Portland US
23 - Crocodile, Seattle US
25 - Great American Music Hall, SF US
27 - Voodoo Room, San Diego US
28 - Constellation Room, Santa Ana
29 - Teragram Ballroom, LA US
28 -Dublin Academy Green Room, Ireland
29 - Electric Ballroom, London