Were sure that tuning in to the Nobel Prize Awards on Friday night wasnt high on your list of priorities, but thanks to our friends at Some Kind of Awesome, weve got some, well, awesome video to warm you up on what is surely a blustery, cold Monday morning in your town. The awards ceremony was held at Swedens Stockholm Concert Hall and co-hosted by Denzel Washington and Anne Hathaway (which wouldve been reason enough for this writer to watch), but the highlight came in the form of a three-song performance by Ms. Robin Miriam Carlsson aka Robyn.
The 31-year-old dance-pop chanteuse took to the stage clad in a midriff-bearing get up and what looked like 8-inch platform shoes. She kicked off her set with Jag Vet En Dejlig Rosa, and while Body Talk Pt. 1s Swedish language closing track is completely incomprehensible to us, were sure the audience appreciated its vibraphone-laden instrumentation and angelic vocals. Carlsson didnt waste time being mellow and kicked right into Dancing On My Own which found her band utilizing a twin-synth/twin-drum attack to recreate the pulsating rhythm of the Pt. 1 cut. She bobs and weaves throughout the performance and closes her mini-set with Indestructible”. Several shots of the audience show them looking not too excited, but at least the bands drummer, a Win Butler look-alike, seems to be having a great time.
Its all available for your viewing pleasure below, and if you like what you see then you could always catch her at one of the tour dates listed underneath the video. If you like staying in the house dressed in your pajamas then, pick up the third and final installment of her Body Talk series, which was released less than a month ago.
Robyn 2011 Tour Dates:
01/26 Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
01/27 Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
01/28 Quebec City, QC @ Imperial Theatre
01/29 Portland, ME @ State Theater
01/31 S. Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
02/01 Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
02/03 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
02/04 Boston, MA @ House of Blues
02/05 New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
02/07 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
02/08 Columbus, OH @ The LC Pavilion
02/09 Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
02/11 Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
02/12 Milwaukee, WI @ Rave Ballroom
02/13 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
02/17 Austin, TX @ ACL Live at The Moody Theater
02/18 Dallas, TX @ South Side Music Hall
02/19 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live