Topic: Robyn

Just Because You’re A Cute Kid With A Youtube Account Doesn’t Mean You Get To Go Viral

Just Because You're A Cute Kid With A Youtube Account Doesn't Mean You Get To Go Viral

Everyone’s passing around this video of  two sisters singing Robyn’s “Call Your Girlfriend.” There’s no doubt that 12-year-old Lennon and 8-year-old Maisy can sing. And yes it’s pretty cool that they’ve pulled off Erato’s empty container drumming version of the song. But in this day and age where every two-year-old can jam out to pop music in their car seat, it’s not enough to impress me. More »

Is Robyn’s Call Your Girlfriend About An Imaginary Affair?

Is Robynâs Call Your Girlfriend About An Imaginary Affair?

On Saturday night, Swedish pop star Robyn gave a characteristically amazing performance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. For her performance of “Call Your Girlfriend,” she used basically the same choreography as in her video directed by Max Vitali, but the sheer awesomeness of her moves in a live setting made me watch the video over and over again. And because of this, I realized. This song is about an imaginary conversation Robyn’s having with herself. More »

Your Spirit Animal: Robyn

Your Spirit Animal: Robyn

You don’t just dance like nobody’s watching, you dance like nobody’s watching while watching the love of your life kiss somebody else. But you don’t go home and cry about it, you keep dancing and then you go write a song about it.
Your record label drops you after 10 years of working together, so you create your own label and release an album twelve months later. It goes to number one in Sweden. Okay maybe this exact situation didn’t happen to you – but you know, something similar. More »

Style Crush: Robyn

Style Crush: Robyn

Have I ever told you about the time I saw the Swedish pop star Robyn in concert? First of all, I’ve never seen a crowd so insanely pumped, so that was fantastic, but the best part? Halfway through a song, Robyn paused to eat a banana. Potassium first, kids! Plus, the lady has great style, as is evidenced by this crop of photos. More »