The Summer Never Ends / A Mixtape by Jens Lekman

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The Summer Never Ends by Jens Lekman

I figured the best way to send everyone into the weekend is through a new mixtape, though this one is by one of my favorites, Jens Lekman. Just so we’re clear, I don’t know Jens Lekman at all, but I wish I did because I think he’s amazing. Anyhow, he’s created this clever little mixtape to get you through the hottest part of the year. On it is a hodge podge of new and old, including a brand new song of his (I only know this because I saw him perform it live), lots of samples from his previous albums, and an awesome conversation with Alicia Keys. Here’s the tracklist, as provided by Mr. Lekman:

(excerpt from) The Summer Never Ends /// I Really Think That We Can Make It Girl /// Nicolette Larsson – Lotta Love /// The Embassy – State 08 /// (excerpt from) New Directions /// Coke Escovedo – I Wouldn’t Change A Thing /// Filippo Trecca – La Morte Dell’erminia /// His name is Mikael Carlsson, her name is Alicia Keys /// Lamont Dozier – Blue Sky and Silver Bird /// Cat Stevens – If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out /// Jeff Perry – Love Don’t Come No Stronger /// Good News – Australia /// Baby’s Gang – America /// American Breed – Always You

You can listen to the mix by clicking the player above or you can download it by clicking here.


13 Comments The Summer Never Ends / A Mixtape by Jens Lekman

  1. nerdski July 25, 2009 at 2:12 AM

    good stuff.

  2. Ryan July 25, 2009 at 2:22 AM

    That mixtape is off the hook! Fun! Thanks for pointing me to it.

  3. Alex Cornell July 25, 2009 at 11:45 AM

    Man this is a great mixtape! Just turned it on for my morning homework routine and it’s drastically improved my perceived quality of the work haha.

    Nice find, thanks!

  4. victor July 26, 2009 at 8:24 AM

    Jens is so cool!
    good job with the cover photo :)

  5. T July 27, 2009 at 8:08 AM

    This is my first time here, fabulous.


  6. Hemi July 27, 2009 at 1:37 PM

    Woohooooooooo- thanks for the headsup Bobby. It’s winter down here but this mix still rocks!

  7. Paul July 28, 2009 at 8:42 AM

    Nice little mix, I had a little chat with him after a festival once and he was very friendly and polite. Was fun live.

  8. Mario Núñez July 28, 2009 at 5:55 PM

    I’ve been listening to this mixtape “en boucle”.
    I can’t stop listening to it, but I also can’t download it !
    I click on that “Click here” hyperlink but the next window is just a grey rectangle like in Quick time player with the play button an the forward.
    How can I download it , really ?

  9. lints July 28, 2009 at 11:01 PM

    @Mario, you could Right click on the ‘clicking here’ sign and choose ‘save as..’. hope it’ll work. cheers! :D

  10. Mario Núñez August 1, 2009 at 3:03 PM

    Wonderful !
    Thank you .

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  12. Veio April 16, 2010 at 4:28 AM

    Where do i get the ‘His name is Mikael Carlsson, her name is Alicia Keys’ accapella ?

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