NPR logo

KCRW Presents: Lykke Li

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/135806536/136215701" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
KCRW Presents: Lykke Li

Studio Sessions

KCRW Presents: Lykke Li

KCRW Presents: Lykke Li

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/135806536/136215701" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Set List

  • "Jerome"
  • "Love Out Of Lust"
  • "I Know Places"
  • "I Follow Rivers"
  • "Sadness Is A Being"
  • "Unrequited Love"
  • "Velvet"
  • "Youth Knows No Pain"

After releasing a debut of bubbly pop, sultry Swedish singer Lykke Li decided to go darker on her sophomore album.

Interestingly, the self-described emo girl settled in Los Angeles to write Wounded Rhymes and listed "whiskey and late nights" among her inspirations during our interview. Her aim was to be more raw and emotionally honest, both of which came through in this live performance on KCRW.