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Fever Ray's Amazing Acceptance Speech

Why can't American awards shows be more like this?

Below is a video of Fever Ray's Karin Dreijer Andersson giving her acceptance speech at the P3 Guld award show in Sweden.

People are sitting in squares, the set design looks the face of a Swatch, most people are wearing red, and instead of a woman in a dress acting as a veritable stage prop, there are man-twins in matching suits. Scandinavia continues to rule in all sorts of ways.

And then there's Fever Ray's speech itself. Literally, it's beyond words. See for yourself:



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