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[Photo by Lauren Watson Perry]

iDKHOW, aka I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME, have released a deluxe version of their 2020 debut LP, Razzmatazz. They also released a cover of the Cure‘s “Boys Don’t Cry.”

In addition, the group released a reimagined version of “New Invention” with help from Tessa Violet.

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Dallon Weekes of iDKHOW gushed over working with Violet. “We had an opportunity to remix ‘New Invention’ and add in some of the elements that we use onstage that don’t appear in the album version, like piano and backing singers. We wanted to make it even more different than that, so we reached out to Tessa Violet, who is amazing!” he says. “Her voice is such a great addition. I really love how it turned out.”

The sentiment was returned by Violet, who says, “I’m such a fan of iDKHOW, so I was super excited when they reached out to have me on ‘New Invention.’ The song is so seductive and mysterious, and adding another voice makes it feel like a whole new take on the song, almost like a conversation happening — I can’t wait for everyone to hear this version.”