Music News — April 20, 2016 at 18:02

LISTEN: Little Scream Releases New Track “Dark Dance”

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Photo by: Christopher Wahl

Photo by: Christopher Wahl

Montreal native, Laurel Sprengelmeyer, known best as Little Scream, has just released a new song called “Dark Dance.” The track is the newest to be released off her upcoming sophomore record, Cult Following, set for release on May 6. Reminiscent of 80s dance music, “Dark Dance” was inspired by Margaret Atwood and Leonard Cohen’s “I Can’t Forget.” About the song, Little Scream says:

one night I found myself dancing alone down an alleyway, singing in the dark. The further I walked down it, the further I sunk into my memory until I felt like I might actually step into my past when I emerged on the other side. This song was born there, it starts in the present and each verse moves further into the past. The main loop in the song is from an iPhone recording I made — it’s a very lo-fi gentle thing that I got really attached to, everything else was built around it.

Related: “Someone Will Notice” by Little Scream

Little Scream has several tour dates throughout North America following the release of Cult Following. There are a handful of dates in May with Land Of Talk, including a stop in her hometown of Montreal on May 11, and Toronto on May 12. A few solo dates have been announced throughout the summer, with more to be added in the coming weeks.

Check out Little Scream’s tour dates:

May 11 – Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount 

May 12 – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace 

May 14 – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right 

May 15 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom 

Jul 7–9 – Lisbon, PT – NOS Alive 2016

Jul 22 – New York, NY – Panorama Music and Arts Festival

Jul 22–24 – Oro-Medonte, ON – WayHome Music & Arts Festival

Jul 29 – 31 – Sackville, NB – Sappy Fest

Aug 12–13 – Eau Claire, WI – Eaux Claires Festival

Listen to “Dark Dance” by Little Scream below:

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