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Wounded Rhymes

Wounded RhymesSwedish songstress Lykke Li decamped to L.A. to write her second album, but it's hardly a paean to sunshine: ''Sadness is my boyfriend,'' a brokenhearted...Wounded RhymesIndie RockSwedish songstress Lykke Li decamped to L.A. to write her second album, but it's hardly a paean to sunshine: ''Sadness is my boyfriend,'' a brokenhearted...2011-02-23
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Wounded Rhymes

Genre: Indie Rock; Lead Performer: Lykke Li; Music Label: Atlantic

Swedish songstress Lykke Li decamped to L.A. to write her second album, but it’s hardly a paean to sunshine: ”Sadness is my boyfriend,” a brokenhearted Li sings, sounding like a Nordic hybrid of Lou Reed and Darlene Love. While her 2008 breakout, Youth Novels, was quirky and coy, Wounded Rhymes is hungry, dark, dirty: ”I’m a prostitute, you gon’ get some,” she chants over ominous drums on the subversive single ”Get Some.” It’s futile to deny her. A

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