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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 »
In a recent Progress Report, Jens Lekman keyed us into what he was going for with his forthcoming I Know What Love Isn't: I think that for this record for example I eventually had a lot of…   Read Story »
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 since Swedish charmer Jens Lekman put out a record, but…   Read Story »