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Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
30 March 2023, 14:44

Jessy Lanza shares new single and video, ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’

The Los Angeles-based artist will also embark on a US tour next month with Yaeji

Jessy Lanza Don't Leave Me Now Hyperdub
Landon Yost

Jessy Lanza has shared a new single and video, 'Don't Leave Me Now', which is out now on Hyperdub. Take a listen and watch the accompanying clip below. 

The LA-based artist wrote the song following a near-miss that saw her almost hit by a car shortly after moving to the Californian city. This triggered an agoraphobic event, a condition that has factored in her life from an early age. 

The lyrics of this latest release directly respond to both the condition and the incident. Alongside the track itself, a video has been made by Winston H. Case. The clip explores themes of confidence and the idea of dressing for the part. Shot in Los Angeles, it also features Lanza's sister and touring band member, Angie. 

In addition to the tune, Lanza has also announced that she will head out on the road for a US tour with Brooklyn, New York singer, DJ and producer Yaeji. The pair will hit cities including Seattle, Oakland, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, and Washington this spring. Dates are listed below the video, and begin in Portland, Oregon, on 7th April. 

Revisit DJ Mag's feature interview with Lanza, or take a listen to her celebrated 2022 remix of Courtesy's 'Night Journeys'.

Jessy Lanza and Yaeji US Dates 2023

7th April — Portland, OR — Roseland Ballroom 

8th April — Seattle, WA — The Showbox

12th April — Santa Cruz, CA — Catalyst

13th April — Oakland, CA — Fox Theater

19th April — San Luis Obispo, CA — Fremont Theatre

25th April — Denver, CO — Ogden Theater

27th April — Dallas, TX — Granada Theater

28th April — Austin, TX — Emo’s 

29th April — Houston, TX — White Oak Music Hall

2nd May — Atlanta, GA — Variety Playhouse

3rd May — Carrboro, NC — Cat’s Cradle

5th May — Washington, D.C. — 930 Club

6th May — Philadelphia, PA — Union Transfer