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The 10 Best Jens Lekman Songs

The appeal of Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman has often been described in terms of his apparent lack of appeal. His signature baritone is slightly nasal…
Brad Sanders | April 29, 2014 - 10:12 am

Progress Report

Progress Report: Jens Lekman

Name: Jens Lekman Progress Report: Lekman chats about his long-awaited new record, I Know What Love Isn’t. It’s been five long years…
T. Cole Rachel | July 18, 2012 - 2:43 pm

List

The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

More Jens Lekman stories

Jens Lekman – “Your Laugh”

Jens Lekman recently released a great new album, Life Will See You Now, and today the Swedish musician is offering up his contribution to the…
James Rettig | March 29, 2017 - 12:14 pm

Jens Lekman – “How We Met, The Long Version” Video

The Swede-pop charmer Jens Lekman's song "How We Met, The Long Version" traces the story of a relationship in a vast and cosmic sense. It's…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2017 - 10:26 am

Jens Lekman – “Evening Prayer”

Later this month, Swedish indie-pop mastermind Jens Lekman is releasing Life Will See You Now, his first official album since 2012's I Know What Love
Peter Helman | February 6, 2017 - 7:51 pm

Anti-Trump Charity Project Offers 100 New Songs From Artists Like Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, & Mountain Goats

Our First 100 Days is a charity project that will release one new song per day for the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.
James Rettig | January 13, 2017 - 11:45 am

Jens Lekman – “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?” Video

Earlier this week, Swedish indie-pop savant Jens Lekman announced the impending release of his new album Life Will See You Now and shared his peppy,…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2017 - 10:43 am

Jens Lekman – “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?”

We've known that Jens Lekman has had another beautiful full-length offering in the works since he announced the album was 99% done last fall. Lekman…
Collin Robinson | January 4, 2017 - 11:35 am

Watch Jens Lekman Debut 3 New Songs In Brooklyn

Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman announced that he was "99% done" with his forthcoming yet-to-be-titled album and would be testing out the new material on a…
Collin Robinson | November 10, 2016 - 5:05 pm

Jens Lekman 99% Done With New Album, Will Play It On Fall Tour

Jens Lekman spent all of last year writing, recording, and releasing one new song per week, so it's not like we've been left wanting for…
James Rettig | August 2, 2016 - 11:05 am

Hear Songs Jens Lekman Made From Stories Submitted To A Cincinnati Museum

Jens Lekman hasn't released a new album since 2012, but he's been keeping himself pretty busy. This year, he's been writing, recording, and sharing a…
Peter Helman | November 18, 2015 - 6:29 pm

Jens Lekman – “Postcard #3″

Jens Lekman is apparently serious about his plan to write, record, and post a new song every week for the next year, and if they…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 5:17 pm

Jens Lekman – “Postcard #2″

Last week, Jens Lekman announced that he would be posting one song a week for the next year: "While working on my next album, I…
James Rettig | January 9, 2015 - 11:01 am

Jens Lekman – “Postcard #1″

Talk about a New Year's resolution: "While working on my next album, I will sit down once a week, write down my thoughts, turn them…
James Rettig | January 2, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Hear Three New Jens Lekman Songs On His WWJD Mixtape

Remember that episode of Seinfeld in which George decides to do the opposite of what his instincts tell him, and the approach results in massive…
Chris DeVille | September 2, 2014 - 11:28 am

Shout Out Louds – “14th Of July (Jens Lekman Remix)”

Earlier this year, the slick Swedish new wavers Shout Out Louds released their new album Optica, and now their countryman Jens Lekman has reworked "14th
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2013 - 2:13 pm
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