Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman returns this fall with his first full-length album in five years: a break-up record with the heartbroken title I Know What Love Isn’t. It’s out September 4 on Secretly Canadian (September 3 UK/EU, September 3 on Service in Scandinavia). It follows 2007’s excellent Night Falls Over Kortedala as well as 2011’s An Argument With Myself EP.
Listen to the album cut “Erica America” above. The track features vocals from Sophie Brous, a singer from Melbourne, where Lekman wrote and recorded the album.
Check out Lekman’s full tour schedule, including European dates and a stop at Brooklyn’sNorthside Festival, after the tracklisting.
I Know What Love Isn’t:
01 Every Little Hair Knows Your Name
02 Erica America
03 Become Someone Else’s
04 Some Dandruff on Your Shoulder
05 She Just Don’t Want to be With You Anymore
06 I Want a Pair of Cowboy Boots
07 The World Moves On
08 The End of the World Is Bigger Than Love
09 I Know What Love Isn’t
10 Every Little Hair Knows Your Name
06-15 Brooklyn, NY - Northside Festival
07-28 Castelbasso, Italy - Soundlabs Festival
09-11 Århus, Denmark - Train
09-12 Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega
09-13 Oslo, Norway - Rockefeller
09-14 Malmö, Sweden - KB
09-15 Gothenburg, Sweden - Pustervik
09-17 Stockholm, Sweden - Dramaten
09-19 Manchester, England - Ruby Lounge
09-20 London, England - Hackney Empire
09-21 Brighton, England - The Haunt
09-23 Paris, France - Gaité Lyrique
09-24 Strasbourg, France - La Laiterie
09-25 Utrecht, Netherlands - Tivoli de Helling
09-26 Berlin, Germany - Postbahnhof
Already lusting for it.