May 13, 2011 2:26 pm
Before the Twilight song, the duet with Kanye, and the Levi;s gig, there was just Lykke Li, the smoky-eyed blonde with a permanent topknot and a catchy single called "Little Bit." Li was always destined to make it onto our iPods with her vulnerable but brazen voice and knack for stuck-in-your-head melodies. Her equally inspiring look didn't hurt her appeal. We caught up with the Swedish pop sensation on the eve of a coast-to-coast tour to find out just what it takes to wear heels on set and why she never leaves home without her trusty bottle of dry shampoo. Spoiler: It may have something to do with her long, newly dark chestnut locks.
-Rebecca Willa Davis
There is such a visual element to your music, from your videos to your live shows. How important are aesthetics to you?
It's not so much about aesthetics, but about following your vision and also letting the impulse guide you. I can't help it, but I am a very visual person; whenever I have aRead More »from What We Like About Lykke