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Jens Lekman releasing new LP, playing Lincoln Hall w/ Taken By Trees

Jens Lekman at McCarren Park, Northside Festival 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
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Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman is set to release his first album in five years, I Know What Love Isn’t, on September 4 via Secretly Canadian. You can check out a music video for the album cut “Erica America” at the bottom of this post, along with the LP’s cover art and tracklist.

Lekman, who was recently stateside for the Northside Festival, will be touring throughout North America this fall with Taken By Trees. That run includes a Chicago show at Lincoln Hall on October 2. Tickets go on sale this Friday (6/29) at noon CST.

All Jens Lekman tour dates are listed below, along with his new video and LP info.


Jens Lekman – “Erica America” Official Video


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01. Every Little Hair Knows Your Name
02. Erica America
03. Become Someone Else’s
04. She Just Don’t Want To Be With You Anymore
05. Some Dandruff On Your Shoulder
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

JENS LEKMAN – 2012 TOUR DATES
07/28/12 – Castelbasso, IT – Soundlabs Festival
09/10/12 – Helsinki, FI – Tavastia
09/11/12 – Århus, DK – Train
09/12/12 – Copenhagen, DK – Vega
09/13/12 – Oslo, NO – Rockefeller
09/14/12 – Malmö, SE – KB
09/15/12 – Gothenburg, SE – Pustervik
09/17/12 – Stockholm, SE – Dramaten
09/19/12 – Manchester, UK – Ruby Lounge
09/20/12 – London, UK – Hackney Empire
09/21/12 – Brighton, UK – The Haunt
09/23/12 – Paris, FR – Gaité Lyrique
09/24/12 – Strasbourg, FR – La Laiterie
09/25/12 – Utrecht, NL – Tivoli de Helling
09/26/12 – Berlin, DE – Postbahnhof
10/01/12 – Bloomington, IN – Buskirk-Chumley Theater*
10/02/12 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall*
10/04/12 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix*
10/05/12 – Montreal, QB – National*
10/06/12 – Boston, MA – Royale*
10/08/12 – New York, NY – Terminal 5*
10/11/12 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer*
10/12/12 – Washington, DC – 930 Club*
10/13/12 – Richmond, VA – National*
10/15/12 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle*
10/16/12 – Atlanta, GA – Variety*
11/01/12 – Seattle, WA – Neptune*
11/02/12 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom*
11/03/12 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater*
11/05/12 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore Auditorium*
11/06/12 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre*
11/08/12 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern*
11/09/12 – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom*
11/12/12 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
11/13/12 – Austin, TX – The Mohawk*
11/14/12 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s*

* w/ Taken By Trees

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