New Robyn, Röyksopp Song Appears in Volvo Ad

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 05.02.14 in News

As Robyn gets ready to release her joint EP (Do It Again) with Röyksopp on May 26, the midstream pop star has slipped one of its singles into a Volvo commercial that also happens to feature her contemplating the meaning of life and Swedish engineering. Available below (via Stereogum) alongside the lyric video for the record’s title track, “Monument” sounds like a solemn affair, punctuated by synth palpitations, breathy harmonies and a smothered sax line.

“This five track mini-album is the accumulation and embodiment of the synergy between Robyn and ourselves,” Röyksopp explained in a recent press release. “We’ve intended this to be a diverse yet cohesive and thought through musical venture; it’s meant to be an expression where pop & art reign side by side”…

Robyn + Röyksopp tour dates:
6/13 Barcelona, Spain – Sonar by Night
6/14 Aarhus, Denmark – Northside Festival
6/26 Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park
6/28 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
6/29 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
7/17-20 Suffolk, England – Latitude Festival
7/18 Ferropolis, Germany – Melt! Festival
8/7-9 Gothenburg, Sweden – Way Out West
8/8 Oslo, Norway – Øyafestivalen
8/15 Hasselt, Belgium – Pukkelpop
8/20 New York, NY – Pier 97
8/21 Washington, VA – Filene Center at Wolf Trap
8/22 Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion