Lykke Li - 'I Never Learn'

Lykke Li - 'I Never Learn'

So, where were we at with Lykke Li? The Swede’s second album, 2011's 'Wounded Rhymes', was assembled under an angry cloud of heartbreak. Sure, it was troubled, but it was defiant ('Get Some') and dramatic ('Sadness Is A Blessing'). Most of all...

Read the full review

Live Review: Lykke Li

Live Review: Lykke Li

Lykke Li is back in LA, the town where she wrote her big new album, holed up in a wood cabin up a steep hill without a car. This time, though, she’s at the El Rey Theatre, her name in lights outside, Juliette Lewis sashaying through the...

Read the full review

Album Review: Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes (LL Recordings/ Atlantic)

Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes (LL Recordings/...

Bearing in mind our tendency to dissect female celebrities’ every move, it comes as no surprise that Lykke Li ’s return has been met with cries of, “What the absolute fuck happened to you?” Those who mistook 2008’s ‘Youth Novels’...

Read the full review

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - Lykke Li, Zola Jesus, Phoenix

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - Lykke...

The sounds rattling round the skulls of the NME staff this week 1. Lykke Li - 'Get Some' The song most people recall when they think of Sweden’s Lykke Li is ‘Little Bit’, from her 2008 debut album ‘Youth Novels’. Tense and...

Read the full review

Lykke Li

Lykke Li

“My songs are a bit depressing. You’re not depressed, are you?” purrs Swedish starlet Lykke Li to a crowd that seems reluctant to warm to her charms early on. The solution, a ‘cover’ of Vampire Weekend’s ‘Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa’...

Read the full review

Lykke Li

Lykke Li

Last year someone simply told the world that The Pigeon Detectives were famous and we collectively shrugged in acceptance. Now they get blowjobs off models. What a ploy. Lykke Li is surrounded by a similar phenomenon. Some invisible power is...

Read the full review

Lykke Li

Lykke Li

With a teenhood spent travelling around Asia and Europe, 22-year-old Swedish superkid Lykke Li has already seen more of the world than most aircraft. It’s these nomadic experiences that she’s channelled into her disparate (a good thing) debut....

Read the full review

Lykke Li

Lykke Li

‘I’m Good I’m Gone’ synthesises everything that makes Lykke’s Scandi-pop so addictive. There’s her choppy chord sense, which hovers over you like a sunbeam, her love of chalky, spaced-out percussion and a chorus that could slay from...

Read the full review

 
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
 

 
Most Read News
Popular This Week
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today