Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400


"There are many reasons why we love Jens Lekman’s music, but perhaps the most endearing one is his charming storytelling ability. Throughout his career, the Swedish songwriter has tapped into a wide range of clever witticisms, shining light on hopeless moments, unveiling meaning in seemingly trivial matters and finding humor in the things he can’t control. In doing so, he’s employed an unlikely series characters and metaphors, referencing anything and everything, including homeless kitties, Mark E. Smith jokes gone horribly wrong, flirting with a deaf girl in sign language, his ability to do 100 push-ups and his inability to dance the funky chicken."

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