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Helsinki sonic wanderer Jaakko Eino Kalevi has shared the curious clip for his song 'I Am Looking Forward'.

The idiosyncratic songwriter recently returned with a new EP, releasing 'Dissolution' on Weird World.

EP highlight 'I Am Looking Forward' is out now, a drifting, psych-speckled aural document.

He comments: “Some time ago I felt that everyone was asking me all the time, ‘Are you looking forward?’ and it made me feel kind of nervous. It’s a funny expression – of course everyone is looking forward all the time. How can you not?”

Finnish animator Ville Vainio steers the clip, and his aesthetic neatly blends with the other-worldly songwriting.

He comments: "When I first heard the song, I immediately had this vision of Jaakko walking across different sceneries, looking very determined. Also, instead of telling a story, I wanted to capture the mood of the song and make it more like a video portrait of Jaakko's character."

Tune in now.

Catch Jaakko Eino Kalevi at the following shows:

January
28 London The Lexington
29 Milton Keynes MK Gallery

Photo Credit: Sanna Lehto

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