In a new interview to promote her collaborative mini-album with Royksopp, Swedish pop queen Robyn has revealed that she has several songs “mixed and ready” for a solo project helmed by the late producer Christian Falk.
Speaking with Time magazine, the 35 year-old said, “Some of them are actually finished and mixed. I’ve been working on this EP with Markus Jagerstedt, who’s in my band, and a producer by the name of Christian Falk, who is this Swedish guy that I worked with for many years, since I was like 15 – we worked on my first album even”.
The ‘Do It Again’ singer went on to address Falk’s death, “He tragically and very sadly passed away two weeks ago. He was sick for a while before he died, and that’s also one of the reasons I wanted to make sure that we got that material out there, before he actually disappeared from the face of this earth.
“It’s going to be strange but very healing to finish the record without Christian”, the Grammy-winner concluded.
While a release date has yet to be set for the project, this would be Robyn’s first solo outing since 2010’s trilogy of Body Talk albums.
In the meantime, Do It Again is doing good business for both Robyn and the acclaimed Norwegian duo Royksopp, reaching number 14 on the US Billboard chart, which is both Robyn’s highest entry, and the highest entry ever for a Norwegian act.
Falk, who died aged 52 from pancreatic cancer, was known for his genre-hopping – producing everything from hip-hop to soul and jazz. His most commercially prolific release was producing the multi-million selling single ‘Seven Seconds’ for Yossou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry in 1994.
Robyn was a guest vocalist on Christian Falk’s 2008 single ‘Dream On’, which you can listen to below.
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