Lykke Li Debut Album “Youth Novels” in Stores Now

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“…a charming, globetrotting hippie kid whose Abba-rific debut shows how dance pop and quirky indie invention can co-exist happily.” – Rolling Stone

“…mixes glacial, shivery vocals s with atmospheric beats, a donkey-imitating saxophone, computerized calypso rhythms, a trumpet-and-flamenco tune, and a breathily sensual spoken-word intro” – SPIN

“…odd, idiosyncratic and engaging” – The New York Times

“She just may be the perfect barometer of what makes the chic style, quirky artistic sensibility and perfect hooks of Swedish indie op so fascinating.” – FADER

“Swedish indie chanteuse Li doesn’t just tweak pop music—she spins it around, spanks it, and calls it Sally. Her husky-sweet vocals float like a feather, but it’s obvious that her handclap beats mean business.” – EW

Quick Facts on Lykke Li

· 23 year old singer/songwriter from Sweden

· Debut album “Youth Novels” on Atlantic Records / LL Recordings

· Album produced by Björn Yttling (of Peter Bjorn and John and Lasse Mårtén)

· Growing buzz around album release including features in Rolling Stone, Fader, Blender, Nylon, Spin, Under The Radar, Stereogum, XLR8R, Anthem; along with press in Pitchfork, Bust, NME, New York Times, LA Weekly, Teen Vogue, Paste, Village Voice, New York Magazine, Elle, Death and Taxes, Los Angeles Times, CMJ.
· Album includes recent hit “Little Bit,” continues with the punchy throb of “I’m Good I’m Gone,” whose video is already making waves around the internet, and brilliant songs like reluctant breakup anthem “Breaking It Up,” “Let It Fall” and “Hanging High.”
· In June 2009, headlined two sold-out shows in Los Angeles and New York City, and will perform alongside the top acts at this summer’s major concert festivals, including Lollapalooza in Chicago, and All Points West in New Jersey.

PERFORMING LIVE IN CONCERT

Who: LL Recordings/Atlantic Artist, Swedish indie chanteuse and effortless glamorpuss Lykke Li
What: Headlining an intimate performance the night before Lollapalooza
Where: The Bottom Lounge
1375 W. Lake, Chicago, IL 60607
When: August 7, 2009 Tickets: On Sale 6/27

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