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Robyn's Blog – June 2010 Archive (33)

Robyn in Paper Magazine's Summer Music Issue!

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Added by Robyn on June 30, 2010 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Dancehall Dream - The New Yorker reviews Body Talk Pt. 1

Robyn’s new album, “Body Talk Pt. 1,” provides eight handsomely formed, near-perfect pop songs that are embedded with a casual kind of feminism. Robyn, a small, delicate-looking thirty-one-year-old Swede, is remarkably adept at producing pleasurable, accessible pop that, like some kind of…

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Added by Robyn on June 28, 2010 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

'Dancing on my Own' in NPR's Best Summer Dance Music

On this edition of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen talks with NPR Music's Frannie Kelley, Amy Schriefer and Sami Yenigun about their favorite songs for getting your "groove" on and shaking your "booty" this summer. Hear new music from Swedish pop singer Robyn, Kylie Minogue, Big Boi, a special premiere of a new track by Scissor Sisters and more. - Check it out on the NPR… Continue

Added by Robyn on June 25, 2010 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Body Talk Pt 1 4/5 Review on MuuMuse.com

"At its core however, it is “Dancing On My Own” that embodies the heart and soul of this mini-record; a 21st century reconfiguration of the classic discotheque record, colored by icy rapid-fire synthesizers and flawless Swede-pop production courtesy of producer, Patrik Berger. The song is the purest definition of sad disco, as well as the logical artistic progression after the success of her previous tear-jerking stormer, “With Every Heartbeat.” For this song alone, the…

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Added by Robyn on June 25, 2010 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Rave Review from QueerSighted.com for Body Talk Pt. 1

"Opening with "Don't Fu**king Tell Me What To Do," an amusing litany of buzz-killers drizzled over minimalist beats, the set really shines when she teams up with M.I.A.'s old partner-in-crime, Diplo, on the slinky "Dancehall Queen," and Norwegian producers Röyksopp for the simmering synth-pop diss…

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Added by Robyn on June 25, 2010 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Stellar Review from The Boston Herald for Robyn's 'Body Talk Pt. 1'

“Body Talk Pt. 1” (Konichiwa/Cherrytree): A-



Fembots need love, too. And they need to “initiate slut mode” when the mood strikes. So says cheeky Swedish pop diva Robyn, who can get you tee-hee-ing as you work up a sweat on the dance floor. Her eight-song EP, the first of three planned for release this year, begins with the percolating club banger “Don’t (expletive) Tell Me What to Do,” which offers a laundry list of vices and guilt-inducing woes. “Dancehall Queen,” a collaboration with… Continue

Added by Robyn on June 25, 2010 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Robyn Lets Her Body Talk

"Not being able to put out another record until another five years after touring seemed uninspiring to me- so it's in an album in parts. It's a way of breaking it up a bit. It allowed me to record and tour at the same time. So that was the main reason for doing it – a practical solution. It influenced a lot of the visuals and relates to how people consume music these days, I like shorter albums, I don't think they have to be like 15 songs now."

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Added by Robyn on June 24, 2010 at 11:11am — No Comments

Robyn Performing Live at the Rimmel Room with 95.8 Capital FM

Head on over to the Capital FM website to watch Robyn perform Dancing On My Own, With Every Heartbeat and Hang With Me live from the Rimmel… Continue

Added by Robyn on June 22, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Robyn announces UK tour for October 2010

"Is there a more inspiring pop star on the planet than Robyn?" NME



“Dancing On My Own, a digital torch song worth of Confessions-era Madonna’ The Times



‘Watching Robyn is comparable to seeing a one woman rave…she’s infectious” Daily Star



For the first time since 2008, Robyn brought the party back to… Continue

Added by Robyn on June 22, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Robyn Interview in The Guardian



"She says she has to head back to the studio, to try to decide which songs will go on her second album of the year. "I don't know," she says cheerfully. "No one knows. Not even me." It sounds like a risky

strategy. She…
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Added by Robyn on June 17, 2010 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Robyn Album Reviews from Us Weekly and Spin

"She's ready to rule" - 8/10 from Spin

"On her follow up, the Swede extends her streak with an equally edgy EP that segues from sped up dancefloor delights, like the flawless single 'Dancing on my Own' to acoustic ballads such as 'Hang With Me'" - 3.5 stars out of 4 from Us Weekly

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Added by Robyn on June 16, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 1 OUT NOW!

Robyn's brand new album "Body Talk Pt. 1" including the single "Dancing on my Own" is now available worldwide. To get your copy from the iTunes store - click… Continue

Added by Robyn on June 15, 2010 at 12:10am — No Comments

Robyn Talks Up her Spicy Pop Disc with Us Weekly

"I love being on stage and performing with my band, but I think once you

take the music out of the studio, something happens and it takes on a

life of its own. That's the most amazing thing about being on the road

because you get to experience how the music is making its own way into

people's lives and that's really really nice."




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Added by Robyn on June 14, 2010 at 1:56pm — No Comments

NY Times Critics' Choice: Body Talk Pt. 1

"“Play me some new kind of sound/Something true and sincere,” she sings in “None of Dem,” produced by the Norwegian electronic-music duo Royksopp. But her swagger hasn’t left her. The album’s grating opener, whose full title is unprintable here, makes a litany of complaints feel like a string of boasts. And “Dancehall Queen,” an ode to 1990s Euro-dub produced by Mr. Ahlund and Diplo, finds her alone in a crowd again, but without the angst. “I came to dance, not… Continue

Added by Robyn on June 14, 2010 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Triple Threat - Swedish Pop Star Robyn Prepares an Amibitious Release Schedule



"The cheeky robo-electro of 'Fembot' has already gone top 10 in Sweden and Norway. The official lead single, however, is summery dance tune 'Dancing on my…

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Added by Robyn on June 11, 2010 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Meet and See Robyn Perform at Borders in NYC

NEW YORK CITY, NY

MEET AND SEE ROBYN PERFORM AT BORDERS!



Thursday, August 8th at 1pm. Robyn will perform and sign copies of her new album "Body Talk Pt. 1" at BORDERS Columbus Circle



BORDERS

10 COLUMBUS CIRCLE

NEW YORK, NY

(212) 823-9775‎



** Purchase “BODY TALK PT 1” at BORDERS (Columbus Circle… Continue

Added by Robyn on June 11, 2010 at 6:31pm — No Comments

The Rayees Cover Robyn's "Dancing on my Own"

From the NYPost.com Blogs "The Reyees bring a simple, layered coziness to the track, by adding flares of buttery bells and chimes that invoke a sense of tranquil simplicity."



Check out The Rayees cover of 'Dancing on my Own' below:…

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Added by Robyn on June 11, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Body Talk Pt. 1 4/5 Review in The Guardian

"Cry When You Get Older is blessed with a melody that sounds as if it came from Celtic Folk music but is here reshaped into sophisticated electropop, while the piano-and-strings ballad Hang With Me is blessed with a startlingly sincere performance" - 4 out of 5 from The Guardian



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Added by Robyn on June 11, 2010 at 8:23am — No Comments

Robyn on Entertainment Weekly's Must List

Entertainment Weekly have listed Robyn's new album at number 7 on their latest weekly "Must List".



"The fiercely self-determined Swede brings futuristic funk and real feeling to her dance-floor-ready disc."



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Added by Robyn on June 11, 2010 at 8:15am — No Comments

All Hearts Tour - Second New York Date Added

The All Hearts Tour show on 5th August at New York’s Webster Hall has sold out! A second date has been added the day before on Wednesday 4th August at the same venue, tickets are now available via Ticketmaster here.

Added by Robyn on June 9, 2010 at 11:54am — 1 Comment

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