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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 personal success? Jens Lekman is getting at the same…   Read Story »
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 and far from classically accomplished,…   Read Story »
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 Of July," one shinier of its tracks. You…   Read Story »
A forthcoming issue of the New York arts and culture magazine Esopus will come packaged with a new compilation, and the magazine has asked the artists in question to write songs "inspired by a…   Read Story »
Jens Lekman has released a freebie called "Olivia & Maddy." The track is inspired by all the help he and his pianist, Jonas, received after Jonas got stuck in New York during Superstorm Sandy —…   Read Story »
The Swedes continue to invade America as charm-pop specialist Jens Lekman stopped by the Fonda Theater in Hollywood in support of his latest album, I Know What Love Isn't. Lekman was in good spirits,…   Read Story »
Last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Swede-pop singer-songwriter Jens Lekman made his first-ever American TV appearance. He played "I Know What Love Isn't," the title track from his new album,…   Read Story »
Thus far, Jens Lekman has released three music videos for songs from his new album I Know What Love Isn't, and he's worked with director Marcus Söderlund on all three of them. They've all shown…   Read Story »
Jens Lekman hasn't released a new full-length album since 2007's Night Falls Over Kortedala, but that changes next week, when the introspective and funny Swedish indie-pop crooner unleashes his new…   Read Story »
Jens Lekman's recent "Erica America" video was a single shot that started with a tight close-up on the singer-songwriter before gradually roaming around and showing the rest of Lekman's band playing…   Read Story »