NYT LIV Unveil Video For New Single Mens Livet Forsvinder

Continuing the build up to the release of their new album Den døde sol (due November 19th on Indisiciplinarian), Copenhagen’s rising alternative hardcore crew NYT LIV have today unveiled the second single from the album.

Titled Mens Livet Forsvinder, the bleakness of the track becomes apparent with the English translation of the title – “When Life Slips Away”. The release of Mens Livet Forsvinder is accompanied by a brand new music video for the song, directed and created by NYT LIV guitarist Martin Goltermann. Check out the video below:

To give some more details about the new single and the meanings behind it, let us hand over to NYT LIV frontman Michael Aagesen:

“Mens livet forsvinder’ is definitely one of the heavier tracks of the album. It’s about going through life, thinking that you can do everything and deal with it all. Where you don’t have to think about the consequences or about taking care of yourself.”

Den døde sol was recorded in NYT LIV’s Danish homeland; Brad Boatright (Nails, Modern Life Is War) handled mastering duties while Jacob Bredahl (LLNN, Lifesick) served as producer. Lyrically, the album is described as straight forward Danish poetry, telling stories of life and social indignation, overcoming adversity, of dealing with loss, selfishness, choices and how we all live our lives, without the use of sophisticated words or metaphors. Sung completely in the bands’ native Danish tongue, it is music that is incredibly powerful, with lyrics that require no translation to be appreciated.

For the album’s beautiful artwork, NYT LIV employed the services of Lasse Høgh, who created the cover art based upon photos of Copenhagen and Zealand taken at dusk by guitarist Martin Goltermann. The result is one of the most stunning album covers you are likely to see all year. The artwork, as well as the full track listing for Den døde sol can be found below:

NYT LIV – Den døde sol (The Dead Sun) Track List

1) Givet op
2) Mens livet forsvinder
3) Gra dage
4) Dit liv
5) Føler ingenting
6) Flygt
7) Begrav dig selv
8) Sluk lyset
9) I mørket
Den døde sol’s visual side reflects the album’s lyrics both in subject matter as well as very concrete manner, when the images are combined with singer Michael Aagesen’s handwritten lyrics in the booklet for the album’s vinyl edition.

‘Den døde sol’ will be released on vinyl, tape and digital formats via Indisciplinarian. The vinyl version is a gatefold with a 12 page booklet unfolding the artwork that is based on Goltermann vibrating images. There will be two limited editions: one of 200 black copies and another of 100 transparent orange and black splatter vinyls. The vinyl versions, alongside a transparent orange cassette tape version limited to 100 copies are available for pre-ordering at Indisciplinarian’s webshop now.

NYT LIV has just announced two Danish release shows in Copenhagen and Aarhus with label mates Anti Ritual. Tickets are now available for the following dates:

26.11.21 – Copenhagen, Underwerket (m. Anti Ritual) – event/tickets
03.12.21 – Aarhus, Headquarters (m. Anti Ritual) – event/tickets

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