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Lykke Li

Born 18 March 1986.
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Lykke Li on the John Peel stage

Watch Lykke Li's set from the John Peel stage at Glastonbury Festival 2014.

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Biography

Lykke Li (born Li Lykke Timotej Svensson Zachrisson; 18 March 1986) is a Swedish indie pop singer-songwriter. Her music often blends elements of indie pop, alternative, and electronic; instruments found in her songs include violins, synthesizers, tambourines, trumpets, saxophones, and cellos. Li possesses the vocal range of a soprano. Her debut album, Youth Novels, was released in 2008, her second album, Wounded Rhymes, was released in 2011, and her most recent album, I Never Learn, was released in 2014.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Wounded Rhymes

    Wounded Rhymes 2011

    Reviewed by Lou Thomas
    An outstanding album which improves upon the Swedish singer’s great debut.
  2. Review of Youth Novels

    Youth Novels 2008

    Reviewed by Jon Lusk
    Lykke's solid debut album lives up to her promising groundwork.
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