Monday, October 15, 2012

Things I Find Fascinating: Swedish Pop Songs

If there's one thing the Swedes know how to do very well, it's to make catchy, vibrant, and consistently interesting pop songs. Many Swedish singers and bands have made it big in the United States, singing in English no less. Here are just a few examples of enjoyable pop songs from some fairly well-known (and/or up-and-coming) Swedish acts...

1)  First Aid Kit  ~  "Emmylou"

2)  Suburban Kids With Biblical Names  ~  "Rent A Wreck"

3)  Sophie Zelmani  ~  "To Be Forgiven"

4)  Miike Snow  ~  "Black And Blue"

5)  Robyn  ~  "Show Me Love"

6)  Eagle-Eye Cherry  ~  "Save Tonight"

7)  Lykke Li  ~  "I Follow Rivers"

8)  El Perro del Mar  ~  "Walk On By"

9)  Roxette  ~  "It Must Have Been Love"

10)  Maia Hirasawa  ~  "Mattis & Maia"

11)  Ace Of Base  ~  "The Sign"

12)  Neneh Cherry  ~  "Feel It"

13)  The Cardigans  ~  "Lovefool"

14)  The Tallest Man On Earth  ~  "Love Is All"

15)  ABBA  ~  "Dancing Queen"

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