jj release free EP, 'High Summer'
Swedish pop duo jj have released a free to download EP just in time for summer. The appropriately named High Summer’ follows single 'jj n. 4', which was released in May of this year. Duo Erin Kastlander and Joakim Benon are said to have a little bit of an obsession with Lil Wayne, which even makes up part of the album, as Erin paraphrases rappers like Pharrell, Drake and Lil Wayne himself.
Whether a rap-fan or not, a free pop EP… What else do you need! Download it here.
- High Summer
- My Name
- Big Hearts, Big Dreams
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Secretly Canadian have joined forces with Swedish label Sincerely Yours for the worldwide release of jj nÂº 2 (pictured below) by jj. The album will be released by Secretly Canadian on August 3rd in North America on vinyl, cd and digital formats. Pretty damn cool, right? Today SPIN Magazine's piece on jj features an exclusive MP3 for "Baby," a song recorded during the jj nÂº 2 sessions. This mp3 is free for download, but is not included on the jj nÂº 2 re-issue. Click her... (continued) [read more]