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LSTN // Jens Lekman Releases Brand New Song – “Olivia & Maddy”

Jens Lekman has a brand new song for your listening pleasure. Tis no ordinary song; the backstory to this diddy is quite the tale. During Hurricane Sandy last November, Jens Lekman’s pianist, Jonas, was stuck in New York City with no way of getting to the West Coast to resume touring. Jens reached out to the world, asking if anyone could help get Jonas to Boston, where he could catch a flight. Two girls, Oliva and Maddy (THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU), ended up driving Jonas to Boston and in return for their kindness, Jens said he would write them a song! He’s made good on his promise and shared his new track, “Olivia & Maddy” – listen below! Read more about this heart-warming act on Jens’s blog, Small Talk.

LISTEN TO “OLIVIA & MADDY”

Jens Lekman kicks off his Australian tour on February 14 at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory. You can see all his dates HERE.

Fun Friday // Jens Lekman & Victoria Bergsman Cover Neil Young’s “Lotta Love” Live at The Fonda

It’s Friday! What could make this day any better other than Jens Lekman and Taken By Trees’ Victoria Bergsman covering Neil Young’s “Lotta Love”? Wish no more! Victoria joined Jens and his band on stage this past Tuesday at LA’s Fonda Theatre for a delightful rendition. Enjoy above!

Jens and Taken By Trees continue their tour together. They play Phoenix’s Crescent Ballroom tonight and head to Texas this weekend. You’ll find all their dates HERE.

WATCH via The Fader // Jens Lekman Live at Grand Street Bakery


Jens Lekman recently spent some time in New York City, playing a show at Terminal 5 and stopping in at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon for a performance. The Fader caught up with Jens at Grand Street Bakery for a wonderful two-song set! Watch “I Know What Love Isn’t” and “Some Dandruff on Your Shoulder” above. Both songs are off Jens’ new album, I Know What Love Isn’t.

Jens’ and Taken By Trees play Seattle’s Neptune tonight! See all their upcoming tour dates HERE.

WATCH // Jens Lekman Performs Live on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Last night, Jens Lekman and his wonderful band took the stage at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon for their US television performance debut! Playing the title-track to his new album, I Know What Love Isn’t, Jens couldn’t be more wonderful. Watch above! You can order your own copy of I Know What Love Isn’t from SC Distribution!

See Jens on tour with Taken By Trees! Full list of dates HERE!

LATE NIGHT TV TAKEOVER: Jens Lekman & Tig Notaro

Jens Lekman and Tig Notaro are taking over the NBC airwaves tonight! Yep, you read correctly. Jens Lekman makes his US television performance debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He’ll be accompanied by some heavy hitters, as Pete Townshend and Christopher Walken are the night’s guests! Continue watching – Tig Notaro continues her media storm with an appearance on Last Call with Carson Daly. Milo Greene and Deepak & Gotham Chopra round out the forthcoming episode!

Both Secretly Canadian artists have new albums out! You can pick up Jens’ I Know What Love Isn’t at SC Distribution and Tig’s LIVE exclusively via Louis C.K.’s website!

Check back tomorrow! We’ll post footage from both shows!

AUDIO

Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

VIDEOS

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain (Deluxe Edition)
2XCD / 2XLP

SHOWS TODAY

Gardens & Villa
Dallas, TX - Club Dada

Tig Notaro
Omaha, NE - The Slowdown

Woman's Hour
Hamburg, DE - Molotow Exil

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