Hurts to Liv
by LIV

Album: Single release only (2017)
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  • LIV is a Scandinavian/American supergroup comprising Lykke Li, Björn Yttling of Peter Bjorn and John, Andrew Wyatt and Pontus Winberg of Miike Snow, plus producer Jeff Bhasker. All band members are part of the Swedish artist collective Ingrid, which they founded in Stockholm in 2012, and they have been working on each other's records since. (Yttling has production credits on every single one of Li's records; Miike Snow remixed the title track of Peter Björn and John's Breakin' Point album.)
  • This song is a tribute to Lykke Li and Andrew Wyatt's late parents. "It's been a very spiritual, beautiful, and life-awakening cycle... Creating and giving birth to a baby boy, losing a mother - as well as Andrew's father - and to be able to put into song life's suffering before it even happened," said Lykke Li.
  • Liv is the Swedish word for "life".
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