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10 Best Songs

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

Concert Review

Jens Lekman, Taken By Trees, Big Search @ Fonda Theater, Hollywood 11/6/12

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
Andrew Youssef | November 7, 2012 - 3:00 pm

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

More Jens Lekman stories

Stream Jens Lekman & Annika Norlin’s Correspondence

In 2018, Swedish musicians Jens Lekman and Annika Norlin launched a project called Correspondence, where they traded off a song with each other every month,…
James Rettig | April 15, 2019 - 10:12 am

Jens Lekman – “Who Really Needs Who”

Last year, Jens Lekman released a new album, Life Will See You Now, and the year before that he embarked on his Postcard series where…
James Rettig | January 4, 2018 - 10:16 am

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
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