How Swede it is to be Jens Lekman!

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A few years ago author David Levithan introduced me to the Swedish indie-pop musician Jens Lekman (pronounced "Yens") and since then I have been a BIG fan. Depending heavily on samples and strings, Lekman crafts whimsical and often hilarious lyrics about cab rides, cutting your finger off while slicing avocados, and playing Bingo on a Friday night. The newest CD, Night Falls Over Kortedala, is filled with perfect pop gems. Discover for yourself why he has been called a happier version of Morrissey!


Night Falls Over Kortedala

Posted by Kevin King at 07/09/2008 12:19:00 PM | 

Hey Kevin, thanks for turning me on to Jens Lekman. I agree, the lyrics and both hilarious and poetic. Unfortunately, I missed his recent show in Portland. Shoot.
Posted by: kristin ( Email ) at 7/9/2008 7:04 PM

Can you please let me know the the title of his song about bingo? I did a quick sarch but couldn't it. Believe it or not, I think a bingo manager I know was talking about it, and I'd love to find it for them.

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Posted by: Rob Robinson ( Email | Visit ) at 9/23/2009 8:32 PM

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