History: Lekman, a 27 year old Swede, started singing and recording in 2000. His first vinyl Maple Leaves came in 2003. His first album When I Said I Wanted To Be Your Dog became a big alternative hit here in America.
Years Active: 2000 to Present
Label: Service Records (Independent)
Jens Lekman - Vocals/Guitar
Genre: Independent Twee Pop
Musical Style/Moods: A lighter Jonathan Richman
"You Are The Light"
"Your Arms Around Me"
Influenced By: Jonathan Richman, The Smiths, Harry Nilsson
If You Like The Magnetic Fields, Peter Bjorn and John, or Beck, You Might Like Jens Lekman