A month after revealing that her new album is already in the works, Lykke Li premires the music video for a track called "Love Me Like I'm Not Made of Stone". Directed by Tarik Saleh, the four-minute clip mostly sees the Swedish artist being alone in a dark room.
Looking messy and vulnerable, she only sits still on a spinning chair and gives the camera heartbreaking looks. She doesn't even lip-sync to the lyrics of the melancholic ballad in which she begs to be treated like a person.
Li is currently readying her third studio effort that will be called "I Never Learn". "Every song on the album is a power ballad. Like one of those old radio stations. This is a slow dance; a slow burner," she says of the record in a statement.
She then explains a song called "No Rest for the Wicked" which she wrote in her home country of Sweden. "I'd just gotten out of a relationship and it was a horrible time. I just had the hurt, shame, sadness, guilt, longing. In the verse, I'm referring to myself pleading guilty but I'm referring to all of us," she adds.
Li has also unveiled the tracklist of the album as well as the dates of her upcoming tour which includes two stops in the U.S. The 27-year-old singer will perform at New York City's Apollo Theatre on May 15 and at Los Angeles' Theatre at the Ace Hotel on May 19. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 8.
Lykke Li's "Love Me Like I'm Not Made of Stone" music video
"I Never Learn" tracklist: