In The News: Five Things

In the News

In The News: Five Things

Each week our editors share a handful of Swedish stories that catch our attention.

Rockin’ Robyn

Swedish superstar Robyn released the first track off her EP “Trust Me” today, according to Spin. The full EP comes out Jan. 13, but if the first track is indication, the effort that includes Swedish producer Mr. Tophat and ABBA drummer Per Lindvall is going to get you moving.

Tove Lo Releases Second Album

Sticking with music, Sweden’s Tove Lo released her second album, “Lady Wood.” People magazine went in-depth with Lo on the new album, her lifestyle and her short film that was dismissed from YouTube.

A Papal Moment

Pope Francis made a historic visit to Sweden to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, according to CBS.

The Love for ‘A Man Called Ove’ Continues

Fredrik Backman initially couldn’t find any takers for his first book, “A Man Called Ove.” These days, it’s a worldwide sensation, according to The New York Times.

ABBA’s Digital Experience

Reuters reported that ABBA will reunite in 2018 for a “new digital experience.” The plan is to team up with “American Idol creator Simon Fuller and Universal Music Group. Sign us up!

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