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Track Premiere : Dirt Bike, Looney Tunes

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Subtle guitar strokes and mellow vocals make Looney Tunes a certified softie-anthem while channeling your inner teen.

Crack Magazine said it first. Dirt Bike is “specialising in jangling love songs for the contemporary soft boi”, and Looney Tunes is no excuse. Mellow vocals and confident, jovial guitar strokes make this longing and somewhat melancholic tune perfect for every contemporary softie.



Remember that vibe, when you would sit in public transport and look out the window - throw in a little rain, make the skies grey even - you'd have a feeling that no one fully understood you and you would long for something that you just couldn’t quite put your finger on? Looney Tunes is the soundtrack to exactly that yearning. It channels your inner teen and feels both heart-warming and summer-longing. The trying-to-understand your surroundings, the feeling of being left out, the real vulnerability of being a teenager. It’s all in there - plus a beautiful outro to go with it.

Looney Tunes is, in short, a beautiful, captivating and very honest song that truly encapsulates you as you listen. If it doesn't hit you straight in your spiritual teen, it will certainly hit you in some other way.

Behind Dirt Bike is Gustav Berntsen, Copenhagen based songwriter and producer, who recently delved in experimental punk, before offering a softer and more sincere sound in Dirt Bike. 

Looney Tunes will be on Dirt Bike's debut album World Building, which will be out May 8. You can hear Looney Tunes in full on Spotify here .

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