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Robyn, 31, has evolved into a better and more popular musician and songwriter.
I asked if she feels vindicated, having leap-frogged the standard record-label routine.
"I'm not looking for that kind of recognition. I don't think I have anything to prove," she says. "I did these changes very much for myself."
The freedom she gained allowed her to do something remarkable last year. She released not one album, but three. It worked out, supplying club hits, good sales and critical acclaim.
Recording three albums at once freed her creative mind, she says.
If she awoke one day wanting to record a dance hall song, she would do just that, writing "Dancehall Queen." If she awoke one day wanting to record a pretty synthetic ballad, she would write "Hang With Me."
The process was akin to eating or dressing oneself, she says.
"Some days," she says, "you feel like wearing something particular or having something particular to eat.
"That was in my head when I came up with this way of working. I wanted to have a creative process that followed my instinct more."
To Robyn, it seemed a logical outlet from the industry's way of releasing albums.
Check out the full article over on the Las Vegas Review Journal Website.