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Jakarta Post

`In the 1990s, the Swedish Indie scene had a low self esteem'

  /   Sun, April 11 2010   /  03:21 pm

Swedish Indie popper Jens Lekman's witticisms and his penchant for melancholy has won him a comparison with the British front man of the Smiths, Morrissey. And when it comes to speaking his mind the 29-year-old singing-songwriter can be as scathing as the Brit rock's elder statesman. Lekman talks to The Jakarta Post after a concert in Bandung on March 27. How was the concert in Bandung? I've never played in front of such a big crowd before. It was the biggest crowd I have played for. And I've never played to such an enthusiastic crowd either, so it was amazing. In Bandung you played a new song, The End of the World is Bigger than Love, are we expecting a new album coming out soon? Um, it's probably going to take a little while longer, I'm constantly writing songs, albums are something that happens when I have too many songs. And the people around me say *you have too ...