STOP PRESS: new film from MARIT OSTBERG with new music from THE KNIFE

STOP PRESS: THE KNIFE have announced a new album release for April. Shaking The Habitual is their first studio album in ages and ages, a track has just emerged as a soundtrack to a new film made by MARIT OSTBERG

The Knife – Full Of Fire

Full Of Fire’ a short film by Marit Östberg*. Music by The Knife  This April The Knife release their first studio album since Silent Shout seven years ago. The album, Shaking The Habitual, is now available to pre-order (whatever that means) more details from  http://theknife.net

Shaking The Habitual CoverMarit Östberg is a filmmaker and visual artist, based in Stockholm and Berlin. Her works are often focused on images of queer bodies and sexualities. She sees her work in a wider context of feminist fights and histories and her visual world has been described as uncompromising. Uncompromisingly current. Uncompromisingly sexy. Uncompromisingly political.

“The film ‘Full of Fire’ started to grow as an embryo in the song´s lines ‘Who looks after my story’. Who takes care of our stories when the big history, written by straight rich white men, erase the complexity of human´s lives, desires and conditions? The film ‘Full of Fire’ consists of a network of fates, fears, cravings, longings, losses, and promises. Fates that at first sight seem isolated from each other, but if we pay attention, we can see that everything essentially moves into each other. Our lives are intertwined and our eyes on each other, our sounds and smells, mean something. Our actions create reality, we create each other. We are never faceless, not even in the most grey anonymous streets of the city. We will never stop being responsible, being extensions, of one another. We will never stop longing for each other, and for something else.”
– Marit Östberg

More knives…

Something classic from The Knife and 2006, animation from and directed by Motomichi Nakamura

Something classic from, Genesis,  The Knife, from the Foxtrot (Supper’s ready) Tour, January 10th 1973 in “Le Club Bataclan”, Paris.

More tomorrow…. maybe… More, more more

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