Life Will See You Now [Vinyl]

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Format: Vinyl
Label: SECRETLY CANADIAN
Genre: Rock/Pop
Rel. Date: 02/17/2017
UPC: 656605033914

Life Will See You Now [Vinyl]
Artist: Jens Lekman
Format: Vinyl
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Jens Lekman describes his new record, Life Will See You Now, playfully, but also honestly, as "a midlife-crisis disco album; it's an existentialist record, about seeing the consequences of your choices". It's a typical Lekman album in several ways: sly humour is key to its heartfelt nature; it inverts pop's writing norm by making songs with sad concerns sound happy and songs with a happy subject sound sad; and it plays with notions of identity and the self. But, as the title suggests, it also represents a significant move forward, as if across a threshold. It's the more expansive, upbeat sound of a revitalised Lekman, who is just one of many characters in his new stories about the magic and messiness of different kinds of relationships.