Tag: Sweden

  • Still More Sad Bastard Music: Jens Lekman

    Was is it with Swedish songwriters?  Maybe something about socialized medicine and six months of darkness gives you ample time to turn the sadder aspects of love and life into art. Maple Leaves is terribly sad and oddly funny: A very intimate version of Pocketful of Money:

  • The Weeping Willows

    Do you like to feel badly about yourself?  Do you enjoy passing afternoons, lying in bed, sighing?  Then the Weeping Willows is the band for you!  They are the perfect soundtrack for depressing moments that need to be made MORE depressing, and are making some of the finest Sad Bastard music since Morrissey was in…

  • Brev till utlandet

    Ever wonder about the plight of mimes in the business world? Or if there is soap that is edible, delicious, and still creates a fine lather when used? Fear not, Eric Ericson is here and asking the hard questions.  Brev till utlandet (Letters to Foreign Countries) is a collection of letters written to various companies…