Nina Persson, "Animal Heart": The Lead Single From The Cardigans' Singer's Solo Album

Tonight has truly proven to be a revelation of the Swedish variety: Nina Persson, the iconic frontwoman for The Cardigans ("Lovefool," if you know absolutely nothing else), just dropped a solo single — her first major release since 2009's Colonia with A Camp, her side-project with husband Nathan…


Introducing...The Gadsdens!

In an industry mired in dime-a-dozen bands and MySpace insta-lebrities, today's bands tend to suffer from the same symptoms of overzealous promotion, ultimately leading to über-entitlement and general gloating. Yet despite the mighty roar of the media machines behind these bands, a large majority…


A Campy Affair

With all the excitement (brouhaha) over the newest spring releases (including rumor of the Sticky & Sweet Tour Double DVD ready in time for March?) I've nearly forgotten to check back on some of the albums that have been in the works...Pardon me for my forgetfulness! Nina Persson is releasing…


Quirky Beauty

I made a little Muusical faux-pas tonight, mentioning the album but forgetting to post my review of Martha Wainwright's spectacular second full length album, I Know You're Married, But I've Got Feelings Too. And yes, the title's perfection is on par with the album's contents. Now yes, this is…


Don't Tell 'Em What You Know About Me...

Alas, my latest Swedish delight to stumble upon! Her name is Britta Persson, a refreshing indie-pop treat. Quite airy like Lykke Li and complete with a country twang in the vein of Nina Persson (of The Cardigans...related?) She released her second album, Hollywood Kill Me, back in January in the…


Cardigans Go Down to the Disco

FINALLY. After foaming at the mouth from the teaser clip on PopJustice, I've finally come across the Kleerup remix of the Cardigan's "Erase/Rewind" has finally been released in full. With a new sheen of sleek disco gloss, the repackaged song's twinkle of glam fits the song well. A hot track…


Summer In Winter

I spoke about Paris about a month ago, but I don't think you get how crucial their music is. What? No, I realize you're reading my blog for the first time. That's NOT an excuse. I'm not yelling at y--Stop. Don't start crying! Shh..I apologize. It's okay, I just get passionate about this things. No,…


Album News - The Cardigans - Best Of

One of my favorite bands of all time, The Cardigans, are releasing their hand-picked Best Of album during the last weeks of January. The cover is to the left! To celebrate, I have uploaded several of my own favorites. You all know them for "Lovefool," perhaps the most unrepresentative song they…