We don’t know about you, but we love it when international artists get together to make sweet music. Today, we’re loving the new single, “Don’t Say Goodbye,” composed by Brazilian DJ ALOK, Turkish DJ Ilkay Sencan, and Swedish pop star Tove Lo.
“Don’t Say Goodbye” builds an electronic dance beat, adding in dynamic instruments and sounds to make a richer sound. Tove sings the whole song, painting a picture of unrequited love. She’s craving someone special, but, sadly, they keep her waiting. Even so, it’s an infectious song, especially on the chorus. When Tove switches out her staccato singing for a more legato sound, it’s magic.
The accompanying lyric video is pretty lo-fi. Against backdrop of a starry night sky, the glowing neon lyrics fly by like we’re watching Star Wars. Tove spends the whole time dancing in front of it, switching between two different outfits but always exuding the same confidence.
Watch the lyric video for “Don’t Say Goodbye” below:
More from Tove Lo
Tove Lo’s 2019 album Sunshine Kitty launched the singles “Glad He’s Gone,” the Alma-assisted “Bad As The Boys,” “Jacques” with Jax Jones, “Really Don’t Like U” featuring Kylie Minogue, “Sweettalk My Heart,” “Are U Gonna Tell Her?” with MC Zaac, “Equally Lost” featuring Doja Cat, and, most recently, “Mateo.”
Tove shared her new single “Bikini Porn” earlier this year, including “Passion And Pain Taste The Same When I’m Weak” as its b-side. Then in March, Tove shared her cover of “I’m Coming,” originally recorded in Swedish; earlier this month, the song got a lyric video. Finally, she dropped her heartbreak-inspired “Sadder Badder Cooler” in May. Those four songs are now part of the Paw Prints Edition of Sunshine Kitty.
At the end of August, Tove shared her children’s song “Buzz Buzz Hop Hop” for the album, At Home with The Kids. 100% of its proceeds go to the charity organization, Save the Children.
Beyond music, Tove Lo is now also tiptoeing into acting. In August, it was announced that she’ll make her acting debut in the upcoming film, The Emigrants. Based on the classic novel series by Vilhelm Moberg, this is an updated film adaptation, following the acclaimed 1971 version. Tove will play the character Ulrika. The film is expected to come out on December 25, 2021.
Tove has also had updates in her personal life: In late July, she got married! She married her boyfriend of three years, Charlie Twaddle. Fans were surprised – we never heard about any engagement – but we’re happy for her!
Enjoy “Don’t Say Goodbye” by ALOK and Ilkay Sencan featuring Tove Lo. Keep checking back here for all the latest Tove Lo music news.
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