November 22, 2004

Stephin Merritt / Jens Lekman

Stephin Merritt (The Magnetic Fields) and Jens Lekman have been linked in many articles about the young Scandinavian Lekman, as how similar their vocals and music appear at times. But Merritt can come across like the voice of doom, whereas Lekman is much lighter, in tone at least, he is in essence an old fashioned crooner working within a modern framework. Listen to both.

The Magnetic Fields
All the Umbrellas in London
Smoke And Mirrors
The Dreaming Moon
Why I Cry
Come Back from San Francisco
Born On A Train
Fear Of Trains
Lonely Highway
When The Open Road Is Closing In

Jens Lekman
+ A Sweet Summer Night on Hammer Hill
You Are The Light
Black Cab
Rocky Dennis Farewell song To The Blind Girl

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