Hear Loney dear one week early

The September release on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound is a sneak preview of the new album by Loney dear.

The album is released commercially for all on Friday 29 September, but as a member of Society of Sound you could grab yourself a download from today.

Loney dear is Swedish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emil Svanängen, a purveyor of elegantly crafted, deeply stirring music, which led The Quietus to describe his work as “…the obsessive work of one man, albeit one that can sing with the vulnerable delicacy of an angel and makes bedroom recordings that sound like God’s own orchestra”.

Read more at Society of Sound

  • Loney dear

    Loney dear

    Released 27 September 2017

    On his seventh album and first for Real World, Loney dear's Emil Svanängen has undergone something of a rebirth, and a profound artistic awakening. He sees this collection of songs as the beginning of something very new and very potent.

By Online Editor

Published on Thu, 21 September 17

Further reading

‘The Surrey Ambience Service’ new Bob Holroyd on Real World X

The second release from acclaimed artist and composer Bob Holroyd on Real World X.

‘Mangled Pianos’ by Bob Holroyd, new on Real World X

New music from acclaimed artist and composer Bob Holroyd on Real World X.

A Lantern and a Bell: Track by Track

Emil Svanängen a.k.a. Loney dear and producer Emanuel Lundgren discuss the new album.

Track of the day: ‘Curfew’ by Khalab & M’berra Ensemble

'Curfew' is taken from the forthcoming album M'berra, out on 23 April 2021.