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Tove Lo "True Disaster" Review: Seductive New Single Released From 'Lady Wood'

by Cailey Lindberg   Oct 18, 2016 16:02 PM EDT

Tove Lo performs during Elvis Duran's End Of Summer Bash at Hornblower Cruises, Pier 15 on August 25, 2016 (Photo : Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Tove Lo has released her new song “True Disaster” off of her forthcoming album, Lady Wood. The song is cloying dark electro pop in his signature style, full of hi-def production and seductive hooks throughout. In true Lo fashion, the song is also about the pain that comes with destructive love, and the Swedish pop star invites it with a simple “come on.”

The single will be making an appearance on her second album, which follows the same formula as her 2014 smash hit Queen of the Clouds, and will be divided into two parts. Queen of the Clouds was divided into three parts, which were listed as “The Love,” “The Sex,” and “The Pain.”

A statement from the singer listed “Fairy Dust” and “Fairy Fade” as being the two parts of the album and said that they are intended to imitate “the emotional curves I go through when I’m chasing any kind of rush.”

“True Disaster’ will be featured on the first half, which is supposed to show the part “when the adrenaline starts to kick in. It gives you butterflies. It’s that tingling sensation of sex.” She listed the “Fire Fade” half of the album as when, “You feel a little bit uneasy. And you really want to chase that first feeling again.”

The song follows her latest single “Cool Girl,” with an accompanying music video, filmed on location in L.A. by Swedish director Tim Erem, who was also behind her “Moments” music video and collaboration with Nick Jonas, “Close.”

Since Queen of the Clouds was released, the singer has appeared on songs by Years & Years, Adam Lambert, Coldplay, Jonas, Broods and “Say It” with Flume, which debuted at No. 60 on the Hot 100.

“True Disaster” was released in anticipation of the new album, slated to be dropped on Oct. 28 via Island Records, and is a precursor to an ensuing 6-week North American tour with Maroon 5.

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