Elusive Swedish Italo disco/ synthpop duo Sally Shapiro, made up of Shapiro & producer Johan Agebjörn, are back with a new album ‘Sad Cities‘ set for release Feb 18th 2022 via Italians Do It Better. The band are sharing their new single & video “Forget About You“.
In 2007, their debut album, Disco Romance, was revered by the press. The album was nominated as “Best Dance/Electronic Album of the Year” & was given a spot in Pitchfork’s Top 50 albums of 2007. Their sound was a unique take on the romantic club music of the mid 1980’s. At the time you could count the artists exploring this territory on one hand. Johnny Jewel began corresponding with Johan later that year resulting in Agebjörn’s remix of Glass Candy’s “The Chameleon“. The seminal After Dark compilation had come out that summer & the kindred spirits kept in touch.
Working in deep seclusion over the last half decade, they record “Sad Cities”, an incredible collection out on February 18th 2022 via Italians Do It Better. A gorgeous bouquet of pure electronic bliss mixed by Johan Agebjörn & Johnny Jewel. The enigmatic duo re-surfaced from the underground with “Fading Away”, a first look at a new era, and now shares “Forget About You”, the latest installment from their new upcoming full length