Experimental pop artist Lia Mice cut her teeth on Australian underground punk and soul before relocating to the Brooklyn noise scene for half a decade, where she performed her fingerprint sentimental art-pop in spaces as diverse as DIY house parties to Manhattan’s Museum of Arts And Design.
Inspired by a tour of Tokyo where she performed in a temple to monks, Lia Mice’s 2012 debut LP ‘Happy New Year‘ hid it’s dark pop melodies amongst cinematic territories, chimes, bells and vintage synths, performed at such hypnotically slow tempos that Time Out Tokyo coined the genre ‘narcoleptic pop’ in her honor. In support of the release, Lia Mice embarked on a world tour of USA, Australia and Europe, ending in France where upon she became stranded when her return flight to Brooklyn was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. Not one to turn her back on destiny she spontaneously relocated to France for good.
Entitled ‘I Love You‘, and out October on Sydney’s Rice Is Nice, New York’s Old Flame Records and Japan’s MOORWORKS, Lia Mice’s second album and her first experiment in danceable tempos was inspired by new music uncovered during in her first year living in Europe: in the grooves of yé-yé singles; on the dance floors of converted boat-venues; in the theme songs of classic French cinema and on the iPods of neighborhood house parties.
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“Utterly hypnotizing” – MTV Hive
“Pop music that’s equally experimental and addictive” – The Stranger, Seattle
“Both startlingly good and very different from anything else” – The Westword, Denver.
LIA MICE – I LOVE YOU
02. Lucky Bamboo
03. We Live Out Of Sight
04. Memory Maps
05. All The Birds
06. Saint – Malo
07. Everything’s Sailing
08. The Nights Were For Exploring
09. That Spanish Spring