Robyn: ’Be Mine!’ video

Here in the states we’re largely stuck with brain-dead pop by prefabricated starlets (turned-mental-cases) like Britney Spears. Sweden has Robyn, a singer/songwriter who turns out gems such as “Be Mine!” A disco dance number that’s also smart and strikingly emotive, it was the first single off her 2005 self-titled album. The song finds Robyn evocatively recalling a failed relationship over staccato synth beats and icy strings. A video for the single came out in ’05 and then a second one, posted here, was issued late last year. Robyn’s album is finally being readied for a U.S. release in the near future, reports Pitchfork.

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