Sweden's NONONO Booked for Jimmy Kimmel Live! 10/22 September 10 2013
Sweden's NONONO Booked For Jimmy Kimmel Live! 10/22
Debut EP To Be Released 9/17 Digitally In The US & Canada
It's officially on for Swedish import NONONO in the United States of America. Their catchy as hell single, "Pumpin Blood," is on fire. The song is spreading across the interwebs and climbing the Alternative radio charts with purpose, becoming omnipresent by way of subliminal infiltration. You either know the song already or you're not yet aware that you know it.
NONONO, aka lead singer Stina Wappling, and the production duo Astma & Rocwell, are set to release their debut EP digitally in the US & Canada September 17th, with a full album to follow in early 2014. NONONO will be coming to America for the first time in October, headlining Mercury Lounge in NYC on Tuesday, October 15th with Los Angeles and San Francisco dates to be announced in the coming weeks. October 22nd will see NONONO make their network TV debut in the US, they'll be performing "Pumpin Blood" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
NONONO's "Pumpin Blood" Remixes EP is now for sale at iTunes and all other DSP's. Check out the official video for "Pumpin Blood," stream the song on Soundcloud and take a listen to the Shapeshifters Remix of "Pumpin Blood," which just premiered on Vice/Noisey.
Pumpin Blood EP Official Tracklisting: Out 9/17
01 Pumpin Blood
03 Fire Without A Flame
04 Like the Wind
05 Pumpin' Blood (Acoustic)
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"Pumpin Blood" scored a massive international TV commercial campaign for Samsung's Galaxy IV, as well as a Sparkling Ice campaign that's now running. "Pumpin Blood" represents just one angle of the NONONO sound however. Other songs such as "Down Under," and "Like The Wind" fluctuate across styles, genres and moods. "Pumpin Blood" is the bait that will allow their other angles to be discovered on their upcoming debut album.
As Stina affirms: "There's something that ties the sound of the songs together but they're all a little bit of different. We never wanted to decide upon a genre or what the NONONO sound was. We just always go with what we felt like and what inspired us that day - you go from being happy to being sad to being shallow to being deep, so whatever mood we've been in that's what song will emerge."
Part of the identity of the band is sourced from the freedom that emerged when they all turned down musical projects that they weren't comfortable with. But, as Stina explains, that can be applied across other areas of life too: "Most of the time people want to say yes, like, 'Yes, I want the job' or 'Yes, I want to be your girlfriend.' But it's a lot harder to say no. It's really important to live your life for yourself, and what things you want to do and what relationships you want to keep."
NONONO is a triumph of the positive aspect of negative thinking.