Swedish indie-pop musician Jens Lekman is set to release his An Argument With Myself EP on Secretly Canadian September 20. The album follows 2007’s acclaimed Night Falls Over Kortedala.
After much traveling and relocating, Lekman settled down in Melbourne for two years, working on writing music at a comfortable pace. In an exclusive interview with the Walla Walla, WA, Union Bulletin, Lekman said that the EP was a sporadic creation: “I wasn’t really planning to put out an EP, but I came across this dilemma,” Lekman said. “I really loved these songs, and I thought they were great, but they just didn’t seem to fit the mood of the record. And they seemed to be the songs that people enjoyed the most when I played them live, so I decided that they belonged together on an EP, sort of like a little taste of what’s not to come.”
In addition to the upcoming EP, Lekman heads out this fall on tour across the U.S., starting in Los Angeles at the end of September and wrapping in Brooklyn in early October.
Tour Dates For Jens Lekman:
09/28 – Los Angeles, CA – Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
09/29 – San Francisco, CA – California Academy Of Sciences
10/01 – Seattle, WA – Columbia City Theater
10/03 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
10/05 – Washington, DC – 6th And I Historic Synagogue
10/06 – Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Ethical Society
10/07 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg
10/08 – Boston, MA – Somerville Armory
10/09 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg