Loney Dear

The Battle Of Trinidad And Tobago

Lonely, dear? Can NME recommend a spin of Swedish acoustic popster Loney Dear? OK, he sings a bit like someone doing a really bad Irish accent, but his ‘The Battle Of Trinidad And Tobago’ is gentle, eddying folksiness that soothes like a foot-rub – and just while you’re drifting off in a blissful haze, makes off with your heart in the bargain. Definitely under some sort of influence…