Art is inspired by reality in Swedish songstress Lykke Li’s music video for her single “No Rest For The Wicked,” off her upcoming album. Writing the song after her own particularly hard break-up, Li stars in the narrative video portrait of lovers who eventually separate. Fans will probably spot similar stylistic elements to the video for “I Follow Rivers,” as they’re both directed by longtime collaborator Tarik Saleh. The slow-tempo ballad works as a cinematic score, as Li’s reverb-drenched vocals over a piano line build-up until a choir of voices. The singer’s new album I Never Learn drops 6 May 2014.
Lykke Li: No Rest For The Wicked