Åh. Jag var inte alls beredd. Satt och lyssna på Frank Ocean och allting skedde i slow motion. Vilken träff! Allting blev som tecknad film. Flög små fåglar runt min skalle. Fick du visa nu hur ball du är? Oh. Du vill så gärna nån ska se dig, men jag har hela världen med … Read more
Låt mig vara din soldat, ey! (3x) [Vers 1:Albin] Har du också tänkt sista gången och gjort samma miss om och om sen? Har du också legat vaken hela nätter, massa press, pressa tänder? Har du också lovar dig själv, att imorgon tar jag tag i mig själv? Har du också provat deras norm? (Sen … Read more
One of my students, who has been to numerous Swedish weddings, has written this brilliant (and, of course, subjective) reflection on Swedish vs British weddings, which she has kindly agreed for me to share. Pictures (apart from last one) by http://www.evaberonius.se Swedish vs. British Weddings The Ceremony In the UK: A church ceremony typically lasts up … Read more
As per request, here is another Kent song with lyrics. Enjoy! 🙂
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Så mycket bättre (“So Much Better”) is a Swedish music reality television show on TV4. In the programme, each artist attempts to do their own version of another artists well-known songs, with each person getting an episode featuring all of their songs being performed by the other musicians. The artists spend eight days together at a hotel in Gotland, where … Read more
This month’s installment of Speak Like a Swede features different ways of saying “think” in Swedish: “tycka”, “tro”, and “tänka”; slang words for being drunk; a Swedish saying about having many names if you’re popular, and learning Swedish by singing. Read it on Nordic Spotlight here!
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I have just found Mando Diao’s beautiful song, using the Swedish poet Gustaf Fröding’s poem “Strövtåg i hembygden” – now with both Swedish and English lyrics. And the English translation is pretty decent too! Enjoy!