Vanbot’s second album Perfect Storm came out May 2015 and attracted a lot of press from The Times, The Line of Best Fit, Stereogum and Interview Magazine among others.
Perfect Storm is described as shadowy and dangerous and sees Vanbot embark on a darker and more evocative spectrum than previous outings. The album is produced Johannes Berglund who’s been working with artists like The Knife, I Break Horses, Lykke Li, FKA Twigs.
'The Way You Say It’ centers around empty words. How quickly we grow cold when we stop talking about the things that matter. It’s an uncomfortable love story in its different phases. In this video we wanted to portray the contrasts between the strength and vulnerability in a relationship. We started with the line “I let the night come close…” working with a confident expression coupled with a naked vulnerability that appears to be taken advantage of by the dark. I think the way you say things is what connects these two.” Check it out below....
“Ester Ideskog makes that kind of impassively thrilling synthpop that should have her local rivals crying into their catsuits with envy.” - The Times Review ****
“… a vital collection of music that reminds me why music like this captivated so many imaginations in the first place.” - Stereogum
“... catchy, emotional lyrics that echo its haunting melodies.” - Interview Magazine, hottest track [Seven]