Tagged: Jens Lekman

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Interview: Jens Lekman

Jens Lekman, the great songwriter from Sweden, came to New York last month in support of his third album, I Know What Love Isn’t, out now. After he played a few songs for FADER TV, … read more »

POSTED October 31, 2012 10:04AM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS TAGS: , , ,
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By the Numbers: Service

In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. In FADER #82, we actually took on a record label: Gothenberg, Sweden’s Service, which, with 19 albums … read more »

POSTED October 23, 2012 12:30PM IN BY THE NUMBERS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Live at Grand Street Bakery: Jens Lekman

Jens Lekman, the instantly-endearing songwriter from Gothenberg, Sweden, touched down in New York last week to support his first album in five years, I Know What Love Isn’t, out now on Secretly Canadian/Service. He stopped … read more »

POSTED October 16, 2012 12:32PM IN LIVE AT GRAND STREET BAKERY Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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Video: Jens Lekman, “I Know What Love Isn’t”

In a live performance of his new album’s title track, “I Know What Love Isn’t,” for the Guardian last month, Sweden’s most poignant troubadour Jens Lekman explained the song’s unusual genesis: This song is about … read more »

POSTED August 10, 2012 10:45AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Download Service’s 10-Year Anniversary Compilation

One of the past decade’s secretly most influential labels, Service, home to impossible-to-appreciate-enough drivers of the experimental pop sea change like The Tough Alliance, The Embassy and Jens Lekman, celebrates their tenth anniversary with a … read more »

POSTED March 13, 2012 2:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Marcus Söderlund: Wide Open Worlds

In the video for “Like a Fading Rainbow,” singer Jenny Wilson creeps through a forest, wades barefoot through a grassy lake and ends up in a meadow with a band of mystical ragamuffins dancing a … read more »

POSTED December 8, 2011 4:27PM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , , , ,

Jens Lekman Shared a New Song

You can download it below by simply forking over your e-mail address, but maybe read what he had to write about “The End Of The World Is Bigger Than Your Love” first. It’s moving. “It … read more »

POSTED July 30, 2010 10:50AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:
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If You Love Swedish Pop, This is Your New Homepage

Some of us (no need to name names) are mildly obsessed with Swedes and their music, specifically the incredible incubator that is Gothenburg, home to The Tough Alliance, jj, Air France, The Embassy, Love Is … read more »

POSTED April 21, 2010 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Jens Lekman to Become Roller Derby Demigod

You didn’t think Jens was that hardcore? read more »

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Jens Lekman Struck By Swine Flu

Summer bummer. read more »

POSTED June 30, 2009 12:31PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: