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How Swede it is to be Jens Lekman!

A few years ago author David Levithan introduced me to the Swedish indie-pop musician Jens Lekman (pronounced "Yens") and since then I have been a BIG fan. Depending heavily on samples and strings, Lekman crafts whimsical and often hilarious lyrics about cab rides, cutting your finger off while slicing avocados, and playing Bingo on a Friday night. The newest CD, Night Falls Over Kortedala, is filled with perfect pop gems. Discover for yourself why he has been called a happier version of Morrissey!

Music

Night Falls Over Kortedala
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Kevin King

Comments

Hey Kevin, thanks for turning me on to Jens Lekman. I agree, the lyrics and both hilarious and poetic. Unfortunately, I missed his recent show in Portland. Shoot.
Can you please let me know the the title of his song about bingo? I did a quick sarch but couldn't it. Believe it or not, I think a bingo manager I know was talking about it, and I'd love to find it for them. Thanks, Rob Wholesale Bingo Supplies