- Night Falls Over Kortedala

Jens Lekman - Night Falls Over Kortedala
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on 12 reviews
2007 Rank: #14 / 612
USER SCORE
86
Based on
64 ratings

WHAT DO YOU THINK?
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82
The time has come for the Swedish, pop crooner to prepare the sweetest dessert before the night falls over this beautiful world.
JFulfy
90
One of the most clean voices I have ever hear, not necessarily unique, but magnificently strong and courageous.

Fav Tracks; The Opposite Hallelujah, Into Eternity, Your Arms Around Me
95
Originally not knowing what I was going to get listening to this album, I was blown away at the immense orchestral instrumentations, as well as the use of every instrument known to man. Jens sings from a place of childlike sincerity and honesty but rather with a Steven Merritt sounding influence in his voice. This album signifies the quickest time I ever fell in love with an album.
Fav Songs: The Opposite Of Hallelujah, A Postcard For Nina, Your Arms Around Me, Shirin, Friday Night At The ... read more
BonoLightier
74
What a heavenly piece of music.
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DETAILS

October 9, 2007 / Release Date
LP / Format
Secretly Canadian / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
jenslekman.com / Website
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END OF YEAR LISTS
AllMusic
# 49 - Drowned in Sound
# 17 - No Ripcord
# 21 - Paste
# 11 - Pitchfork
# 28 - PopMatters
# 11 - Prefix
# 11 - Tiny Mix Tapes
Track List
  1. And I Remember Every Kiss
  2. Sipping On the Sweet Nectar
  3. The Opposite of Hallelujah
  4. A Postcard to Nina
  5. Into Eternity
  6. I'm Leaving You Because I Don't Love You
  7. If I Could Cry (It Would Feel Like This)
  8. Your Arms Around Me
  9. Shirin
  10. It Was a Strange Time in My Life
  11. Kanske Ar Jag Kar I Dig
  12. Friday Night At the Drive-In Bingo
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