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

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’ for a compendium of “little girls’ lullabies” – as one tragically under-attentive reviewer put it – gawped in wonder as...

Lykke Li announces 2011 UK and Ireland tour – ticket details

Singer will hit the road in April

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

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 claustrophobic, it perfectly captured that feeling of fancying someone so much, you think you might be going slightly nuts....

Lykke Li to preview new material at one-off UK show – ticket details

Singer to play London as part of handful of international dates

Lykke Li announces 2009 North American tour

Swedish singer will hit the road in January

Lykke Li shouts out to Obama and Vampire Weekend at final US gig

Friendly Fires, Grand Ole Party also headline NME show in LA

Lykke Li, Friendly Fires for NME.COM Los Angeles gig

Plus Grand Ole Party and The Mae Shi set for show

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’ (the melody and one verse interspersed with lyrics from her own ‘Dance, Dance, Dance’), proves an immediate tonic but,...

Lykke Li’s UK tour expands

Singer adds an additional date in Manchester

Lykke Li set for UK tour

Swedish singer to play autumn headline shows