Posts Tagged ‘Jens Lekman’

Jens Lekman on Finding Perspective and Audiences Laughing at the Wrong Lines

"You don't get over a broken heart, you just learn to carry it gracefully," is one lesson Swedish indie-pop crooner Jens Lekman took away from a bad break-up. Though the lyric might look a bit clumsy onscreen, it makes perfect sense when Lekman sings it on "The World Moves On," the centerpiece of his new [...]

Photos: Jens Lekman @ Sixth & I Synagogue

"You know when you have the same dream for 740 nights in a row?" When Swedish singer/songwriter Jens Lekman asked this question to a sold-out crowd at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue last night, he phrased it so sincerely that you almost re-examined whether you actually had. Out supporting his EP An Argument With Myself, Lekman [...]

Thao Nguyen Wants to Write You a Song

Remember singing telegrams? Yeah, me neither. At least in my lifetime, their existence seems to have been purely pop-cultural.
But no longer(!), provided you like your missives flavored with saccharine, and occasionally anarchic, indie pop.
Thao with the Get Down Stay Down—formerly of Virginia, lately of San Francisco—will write and record a singing telegram for the winner of [...]