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Mikhael Paskalev Synthesizes Disco-Cowboy Swagger on ‘Dust’

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Before Mikhael Paskalev introduces U.S. audiences to his debut album, What’s Life Without Losers, the Norwegian-Bulgarian singer-songwriter will drop the five-track Jive Babe EP on June 4 (via Boombox/Mom + Pop). The fast-approaching short-player will feature previously heard singles “I Spy” and “Jive Babe,” along with the freshly unveiled “Dust,” a dazed and confused tune fueled by summer lovin’ and a rusty swagger.

Speaking to MTV Hive, Paskalev said “Dust” is about “how the heat and the chicks will leave you stupefied with a lot of memories that you might not really recognize, but you know they’re yours… Set in a bit of a cowboy-disco soundscape, naturally.” Hear it over at MTV Hive

Jive Babe EP track list:

1. “Jive Babe” 
2. “Come On” 
3. “I Spy” 
4. “Dust” 
5. “What’s Life Without Losers”

Mikhael Paskalev 2013 U.S. tour dates:

June 2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory 
June 3 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Upstairs 
June 4 – New York, NY @ Pianos
June 5 – Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Bar 
June 6 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hotel Cafe 
June 7 – Los Angeles, CA @ Jubilee Music Fest 
June 8 – San Francisco, CA @ Neck of the Woods