Swim Deep and Jenny Lee Lindberg Join For ‘King City’ (jennylee’s version)

Track: Swim Deep/Jenny Lee Lindberg – ‘King City’ (jennylee’s version)

In collaboration with Warpaint bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg, we’re presented with a reinvented version of ‘King City’, one of Swim Deep’s most recognisable tunes, as they iconically reference her in the track’s original lyrics, “Fuck your romance / I wanna pretend / That Jenny Lee Lindberg is my girlfriend”.

What They Said: “10 years after we released King City, in which I expressed my desires to be rich, show off and pretend Jenny Lee Lindberg was my girlfriend… Jenny dm’d me and said she digged it. Jenny and Warpaint were huge influences for us as a band, her basslines, their style, and their influence as one of the baddest and coolest bands about. So I ran with the child-like excitement of her acknowledging us and asked if she’d like to remix the song, and just like Jenny when I was 18 years old, this remix is beyond my wildest dreams. Carlsberg don’t do full circle moments, but if they did…”

Jenny Lee Lindberg Added: “I had such a lovely time spinning this song into darker territories! I have always been so honoured they chose me to sing about, still kind of shocking! Big love swim deepers and to all who will listen!”

Label: King City Records

Tour Dates:


May 24th – Belfast, Limelight 2
May 25th – Dublin, Grand Social
May 30th – Cardiff, Club Ifor Bach
May 31st – Norwich, The Waterfront
June 1st – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
June 2nd – Bristol, Thekla
June 4th – Leeds, The Wardrobe
June 5th – Glasgow, King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
June 6th – Manchester, Academy 3
June 7th – Brighton, The Haunt
June 8th – London, Scala (SOLD OUT)
June 9th – Birmingham, O2 Institute 2 (SOLD OUT)

Image Credit: Amber Pollack

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