Lykke Li

lykke li
I was tipped off about the serene Lykke Li's existence and output over the weekend, and am forever indebted. This girl is good.

There's not much about the Stockholm-based singer/songwriter, but sometimes that's the best way to be introduced to an artist: completely pure and free of outside influence, bias, and opinion. Everything this girl does sounds like it's coming straight out of her bedroom, which is incredibly sweet and endearing, and priceless.
"Everybody But Me" is a sad, ubser lo-fi funk track that showcases Lykke's airy, yet confident and pretty vocal talen.
"Tonight" is a more serious, voice and piano piece. Li harmonizes with herself -- which is really cool -- and sings with vindication and a unique sort of diction that really draws me in.
So check some of this girl's stuff out. She's unsigned now, yeah, but how long will that remain ... ?
Lykke Li - Tonight
Lykke Li - Everybody But Me