Posts Tagged ‘Lykke Li’

Steel Drums: Best Where You’d Least Expect Them

In modern music, so many sounds are grossly overused. The market is saturated with skittering hi-hats, 808s, synths, hand claps, strings, pianos, and other garbage. Every now and then, though, you hear a sound designed by... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: 2014’s Saddest Songs

Earlier this week, we shared our 15 Saddest Songs of 2014 (S0 Far), and because sometimes all you want to listen to are sad songs, here's an accompanying playlist. Featuring most of the songs from the... Read more »

The Saddest Songs of 2014 (So Far)

A popular new thing on the internet is sadness. Sad rap has officially become a thing, and people love to tweet about how they're crying at a concert, or forever alone, or joining the Sad Boy... Read more »

Watch Lykke Li’s Dramatic New Video For “Gunshot”

Bet you never thought you’d see twerking in a Lykke Li video. There have been a lot of great music videos featuring dance lately, and for “Gunshot,” Lykke Li showcases her own dramatic take on a... Read more »

Watch M.I.A., Lana Del Rey, Lykke Li, Arcade Fire and More Perform at Glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival is currently underway in Somerset, England, and almost every big act in music is performing. Arcade Fire, Kasabian, and Metallica are the headliners this year, but artists like M.I.A., Lana Del Rey, Jungle, HAIM,... Read more »

Björk, Lykke Li, and Dev Hynes Came to Watch Me Play The Same Song Over and Over

Ragnar Kjartansson is beaming at me, thumbs tucked into the belt loops of a three-piece pinstripe suit. His eyes are very blue, and he seems to be staring at the entire crowd at once. “It’s going to... Read more »

Lykke Li Announces North American Fall Tour

To coincide with the release of her latest album, I Never Learn, Lykke Li played only a few shows in New York City and Los Angeles. Now the singer has announced a full North American tour... Read more »

Watch Lykke Li Perform “No One Ever Loved” and “No Rest For the Wicked” on Kimmel

Lykke Li’s fantastic I Never Learn came out earlier this month, and in support of the new album the singer was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. During the show, she performed both “No Rest... Read more »

Hear Lykke Li’s New Song “No One Ever Loved”

Lykke Li’s new album is depressing—in a good way, because sadness is a blessing. But for her follow-up, a song from the soundtrack of the forthcoming The Fault in Our Stars movie, Lykke changes up the tone.... Read more »

A Song is Worth a Thousand Selfies

Sometime in early 2012, Lykke Li got engaged. The only reason we even know she was once engaged is because Andrew Wyatt of Miike Snow congratulated her for it on stage at Coachella in April of... Read more »

Watch Lykke Li Explain Why She Doesn’t Write Happy Songs

In a short interview with Fader, Lykke Li explains why she wears black, what it was like working on a film, and why she doesn’t write happy songs. Watch the interview above. “We’re taught to strive... Read more »

Listen to Lykke Li’s New Album “I Never Learn”

Lykke Li’s new album I Never Learn doesn’t come out in the U.S. until May 6, but thanks to NPR, you can currently listen to it a week in advance. Featuring “Love Me Like I’m Not... Read more »

Video: Lykke Li Performs New Songs From Forthcoming Album “I Never Learn”

Preparing for the release of her forthcoming album I Never Learn, Lykke Li recently performed some of her new songs in concert… in Sweden. Fortunately for those who aren’t in Europe, a few concertgoers managed to... Read more »

Why Sweden Rules Pop Music, and How We Could Too

“Starships were meant to flyyy/Hands up and touch the sky/Let’s do this one last time/Can’t stop/We higher than a mothafucka.” These lines from Nicki Minaj’s 2012 mega-hit “Starships” are pop in its purist form. They bubble... Read more »

Lykke Li Got A$AP Rocky for a “No Rest For The Wicked” Remix, but You Can Only Listen on Beats Music

Four months ago, Lykke Li shared this picture of A$AP Rocky on Instagram. Today, the worlds of Lykke Li and A$AP Rocky collide again, with A$AP remixing Lykke’s new song “No Rest For The Wicked.” There’s... Read more »