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    Lykke Li

    I love Lykke Li, it seemed like forever but I’m excited by hearing a new track off the yet untitled forthcoming sophomore album (2011). She debuted the single, Get Some, a delightful number, and just perfect for Fall.
    YouTube - Lykke Li 'Get Some'!

    Don't know who Lykke Li is? At age 24, brought up in artsy/musical educated family, she speaks a few languages too but she writes, produces and play instruments on her own music. This Swedish singer is mixture of electronica, folk, and alternative rock. She dropped her first album back in 2008, titled Youth Novels, her songs are literally poems with no fear.

    She first caught my hears when she was on Jay Leno, and I was hooked.
    YouTube - Little Bit - Lykke Li (High Definition)
    YouTube - Lykke Li - I'm Good, I'm Gone

    Absolutely love this song (below), with lyrics like...
    "You wasted your times
    On my heart
    You've burned
    And if bridges gotta fall, then you'll fall, too!"
    YouTube - Kleerup ft. Likke Li- Until we bleed (+Lyrics)

    She came out around the time Lady GaGa blew up (2008) but it's obvious her sound isn't for mainstream. No matter, she's very talented, and her sound & lyrics are raw, refreshing, and very real.

    She landed spot on the New Moon film/soundtrack with Possibility.
    YouTube - Lykke Li - Possibility
    She also did her own version of The Shirelles, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, hauntingly beautiful.
    YouTube - Lykke Li - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

    I was able to see her LIVE at The Fillmore in the City (San Francisco)
    YouTube - Lykke Li - I'm Good, I'm Gone [Live] @ The Fillmore
    an acoustic version of A Little Bit
    YouTube - Lykke Li - Little Bit (Live on Jools Holland)
    Her club mixes are off da hook too...
    YouTube - Lykke Li - Little Bit (Death to the Throne Remix)
    YouTube - Everybody But Me - (Diskjokke Remix) Lykke Li
    YouTube - Lykke Li - I'm Good, I'm Gone (Fred Falke Remix)

    Source: Song Of The Day: Lykke Li is your prostitute in Get Some -
    Last edited by JMora; 10-25-2010 at 10:15 PM.

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    Re: Lykke Li

    Swedish beauty strips down in gritty black & white for "Get Some" music video. Aside from some nifty split screen effects, Lykke Li spends most of the video just being provocative but with lyrics "I'm your prostitute / You're gon' get some," ... feeling lucky?
    YouTube - lykkelivideos's Channel

    Tour dates

    Wed March 9, Los Angeles USA, El Rey Theatre - Tickets
    Mon April 4, Hamburg Ger, Grunspan - Tickets
    Tue April 5, Berlin Ger, Astra Kulturhaus - Tickets
    Wed April 6, Munich Ger, Muffathalle - Tickets
    Fri April 8, Amsterdam Holland, Paradiso - Tickets
    Mon April 11, Cologne Ger, Gloria - Tickets
    Tue April 12, Bristol UK, Trinity - Tickets
    Thu April 14, London UK, Shepherds Bush Empire - Tickets
    Fri April 15, Leeds UK, Cockpit - Tickets
    Sat April 16, Dublin Ireland, Tripod - Tickets
    Mon April 18, Glasgow UK, Arches - Tickets
    Tue April 19, Manchester UK, Academy 2 - Tickets
    Thu April 21, Paris France, Le Cigale - Tickets
    Mon April 25, Rennes France, L’Antipode - Tickets
    Fri Apr 29, Copenhagen Denmark, Vega - Tickets
    Sat Apr 30, Oslo Norway, Rockefeller - Tickets
    Mon May 2, Stockholm Sweden, Cirkus - Tickets
    Sun May 15, Washington USA, 9:30 Club - Tickets
    Mon May 16, Philadelphia USA, Theater of Living Arts - Tickets
    Tue May 17, New York USA, Webster Hall on sale 19th Nov
    Fri May 20, Boston USA, Paradise - Tickets
    Sat May 21, Montreal Canada, Metropolis on sale 19th Nov
    Sun May 22, Toronto Canada, Phoenix Concert Theatre - Tickets
    Mon May 23, Chicago USA, Metro - Tickets
    Thu May 26, Seattle USA, Showbox at the Market
    Fri May 27, Vancouver USA, Vogue Theatre on sale 19th Nov
    Sat May 28, Portland USA, Wonder Ballroom
    Mon May 30, San Francisco USA, The Grand Ballroom @Regency Center on sale 21st Nov


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