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Listen: David Lynch's New Song With Lykke Li From His Upcoming Album 'The Big Dream'

by Kevin Jagernauth
June 3, 2013 11:50 AM
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So a bit of good news/bad news for David Lynch fans. The good news is that he's got something new to share with you, the bad news is that it isn't a new movie. Nope, the director has instead cranked out another album, this time called The Big Dream, which is far less of a Lynch-ian name than his previous effort, Crazy Clown Time. But as usual, he's got some surprises up his sleeve.

Most notably, he's teamed with Swedish sensation Lykke Li for "I'm Waiting Here," and while you can listen to it in advance, if you want to own it, you'll have to buy the digital or vinyl editions of the album. Meanwhile, Lynch also covers Bob Dylan's "The Ballad Of Hollis Brown" among the rest of the album which contains 11 original tunes. "Most of the songs start out as a type of blues jam and then we go sideways from there. What comes out is a hybrid, modernized form of low-down blues," Lynch describes his latest music, though we're guessing "blues" is a pretty loose definition.

Anyway, the album drops on July 16th and you can hit iTunes to hear 90 second samples of all the tracks. Artwork, tracklisting, the Vine promo and more below. [Pitchfork]

David Lynch's "The Big Dream" Tracklisting

01 The Big Dream
02 Star Dream Girl
03 Last Call
04 Cold Wind Blowin
05 The Ballad of Hollis Brown (Bob Dylan cover)
06 Wishin' Well
07 Say It
08 We Rolled Together
09 Sun Can't Be Seen No More
10 I Want You
11 The Line It Curves
12 Are You Sure
13 I'm Waiting Here [ft. Lykke Li] (bonus track)

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  • Washington | June 3, 2013 12:45 PMReply

    I would say The Big Dream is way more Lynchian sounding a name than "Crazy Clown Time" which is some juggalo sounding shit. Is Kevin Jagernauth literally the worst writer on here or what

  • Heather | June 3, 2013 4:11 PM

    I agree! Dreams are a recurring motif in a lot of Lynch's work, so that title is way more fitting than some crazy clown posse name.

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