Back in 2008 Youth Novels by Lykke Li was one of our top ten albums of the year (here). Since then we have heard little in terms of new material from the Swedish singer, except for a haunting cover version of the song Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow. The first new original Lykke Li song arrived with the release of the New Moon Soundtrack. In theory the album sounded like a well cut gem, with songs from heavyweights such as Thom Yorke, Bon Iver & St Vincent, Editors, Grizzly Bear and The Killers all present, but the reality was disappointing - many of the songs were incredibly mediocre. There was one song however that rose above all else, and that was Possibility by Lykke Li.
Possibility seemed to capture the essence vampires. It was seductive, dark, romantic and beautifully solemn. With an atmospheric stillness of a sombre piano and Lykke Li’s sad sweet feminine vocal, Possibility made ownership of the album worthwhile. Now a black and white live performance video for this spectral hymn has been released. Lykke Li explains "
Switch the lights off, make sure everything is very quiet, then press play.