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The Advocate:. Has that surprised you? Caroline Hjelt:. Did you set out to gain a gay fan base, or did it happen by serendipity? I think it just happened.
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Like their best work, though"Next Mistake” is tailor-made for dance floor catharsis, it marks a shift in focus 10 years after the massive success of"I Love It.
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We’re on a tour together with Passion Pit and Matt and Kim and just performed with them at Madison Square Garden. We pinch ourselves in the.
Anatomy of a hit: Swedish electro-house duo Icona Pop shot to fame the moment Lena Dunham’s HBO mega-hit series Girls aired a drug-fueled, glow-stick-adorned nightclub scene in which Hannah and a compatriot mouth the words to I Love It. Pepper, Smirnoff, ShoeDazzle and Samsung. In real life, no actual cars were harmed, however, and the song and the girls behind it have crashed into the public eye faster than, well, a car into a bridge. What the future holds:"To be honest, we’re just living in this chaos — great chaos — right now and we don’t really know what’s going to happen,” Hjelt says of the group’s plans to finish out its phenomenal year.
No one will miss us anywhere and we couldn’t be happier about it because this is exactly how we wanted it to be. Electric Ladyland: Jawo met Hjelt at a party at the latter’s Sweden home in the winter of , and Icona Pop was formed the very next day. Prior to forming the group, Jawo played the cowbell and sang lead vocals for an otherwise all-male rock band, Tickdoll, while Hjelt eschewed the"girl drama of an all-girl group” for a solo career.
The two, who experienced their first tastes of success with debut EP Nights Like This and Manners , the first single off their Iconic EP, attribute their phenomenal success in part to their enduring friendship, which began under less-than-stellar circumstances. Three days later, we booked our first gig, and one month later, we played it.
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The two have been nearly inseparable since they first met in their native Sweden in Over the past several years the two have moved from Stockholm to London to most recently New York, putting down roots to properly nurture a global pop-music career. The song has become a staple — on pop radio, in gay bars, even on television. I love it! That was a show after 2 a. MW : Well, your enthusiasm for performing was certainly contagious.
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Subscriber Account active since. While Charli XCX would go on to have hits like ‘s"Boom Clap” and appear on other big songs like Iggy Azalea’s"Fancy,” her Swedish collaborators, Icona Pop, didn’t keep up the same momentum after dropping this epic electropop breakup bop in May It’s also a celebration of the liberating power of female friendship and ‘s answer to ‘Since U Been Gone. While the indie pop duo haven’t released another song that charted anywhere near as high as"Safe and Sound” which peaked at No.
Holz wrote for Plugged In , adding,"Lyrically, it’s as buoyantly upbeat as the catchy beats backing the words. Belgian-Australian singer-songwriter Gotye has become synonymous with this mid-tempo art pop single. The Alaskan alternative rock band found mainstream success when the lead single for their eighth studio album,"Woodstock,” became the group’s first entry on the Billboard Hot chart, peaking at No.
Postman,’ with more than a little inspiration from Pharrell’s ‘Happy,"” Evan Rytlewski wrote for Pitchfork. Rachel Platten may not have delivered on her promise of having"a lot of fight left in me,” when her album"Wildfire” was met with mixed reviews in , but her debut single did"make an explosion” on the chart.
It peaked at No. The song’s success can be attributed both to Platten’s strong vocals, and her"captivating” lyrics, according to Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos. Her lyrics are powerful and they paint a vivid picture in the minds of her listeners,” Papadatos wrote in
Thanks to their synth-pop sound echoed throughout the country this past summer, it’s become seemingly difficult to say the phrase"I Love it! It’s the biggest dream we’ve ever had so it’s nerve-wrecking. We pinch ourselves in the arms every day. It’s crazy! What’s been you’re bands biggest oh-my-gosh-this-is-really-happening moment? If we look back, we have special moments and special days.
The two members Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo , who grew up in Stockholm, create music"you can both laugh and cry to at the same time”. Their biggest hit to date has been"I Love It”. Caroline Hjelt born 8 November and Aino Jawo born 7 July , of a Finnish mother and Gambian father attended the same music school in Stockholm, but met by chance at a party in February and formed the duo. Four weeks later, they had written songs for their very first performance as a duo. Two years later, the duo described their music as"classical pop melodies with drums and synths”.
The Guardian described the debut single"Manners” as"effortlessly cool”. In the summer of , they took part in a number of festivals including electro music festival Summerburst in Gothenburg and also appeared at the Stockholm Stadium, at the start of an international festival and broadcast via Sveriges Television SVT. The second single"Ready for the Weekend” was released on 11 September Both tracks appear on their second extended-play album, released on 16 October In March , the duo was named one of Fuse television’s 30 must-see artists at the South by Southwest festival.
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Caroline Hjelt born 8 November , of a Swedish mother and Sweden-Finnish father  and Aino Jawo born 7 July , of a Finnish mother and Gambian father  attended the same music school in Stock,  but met by chance at a party in Februard formed the duo. Four weeks later, they had written songs for their very first performance as a duo.
Two years later, the duo described their music as “classical pop melodies with drums and synths”. In the summer of , they took part in a number of festivals including electro music festival Summerburst in Gothenburg and also appeared at the Stockholm Stadium , at the start of an international festival and broadcast via Sveriges Television SVT.
I Love It by Icona Pop song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position. Patrik Berger, and he played us this track he wrote together with Charli XCX.
The song has thrust the band that created it, Icona Pop , into a tidal wave of buzz. The Swedish outfit, made up of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo, is riding that wave for all it’s worth, because while the song may have put them in the spotlight, they have been working for years trying to build a name for themselves in the indie dance pop scene. Before they played a set at Viceland in front an enthusiastic crowd including a lot of burly bros getting their dance on , we talked to the dynamic duo at SXSW about that song, developing a taste for Waffle House, and watching Ice Road Truckers.
Caroline Hjelt: This is our first one. We got in yesterday, but it was like, we came with a car and just went straight to a lot of promo. Shit, we want to see some bands and feel the vibe. Aino Jawo: I love that there are a lot of new and upcoming bands and you can kind of be there and discover them.