According to Yttling, the track is a “quite simple song about unconditional love, and the will to try and protect the one you love from a chaotic and threatening outside world.”
For her part, Robyn takes lead on the song’s vocals, intoning, “This world might seem like a lonely place/ But anything you need, call my name/ I’ve got two strong hands to keep you safe/ Anything you need, call my name” on the chorus in her trademark soprano.
“I love singing ‘Call My Name’ and it was a true pleasure to record it and rave around in this beautiful song together with Joakim and Björn,” said Robyn in a statement, while Åhlund added, “We’ve had the song knocking about for quite some time, but when Robyn sang it, she really lifted it to another level, her vocal is just packed with so much emotion.”
The single follows Smile’s remix of Dead People’s “Black Hole,” and is set to be included on the duo’s forthcoming studio set Phantom Island, which will be released November 19th via Chimp Limbs/INGRID. Pre-orders are ongoing.
On Monday night, Robyn’s “Dancing on My Own” provided the soundtrack for the Boston Red Sox’s playoff win against the Tampa Bay Rays by way of the Tiësto remix of Calum Scott’s cover of the 2010 bop. Back in January, Olof Dreijer of The Knife remixed “Monument,” the pop star’s 2014 collaboration with Röyksopp off their joint EP Do It Again.