Jens Lekman: Singer delivers a reminder of simpler times – Entertainment & Life – The Columbus Dispatch – Columbus, OH

Swedish singer/songwriter Jens Lekman provided about a dozen songs during his set last night in the Wexner Center’s Efficiency Space, filled with wistful memories, sentimental observations, and romantic yearnings. Surely authentic, Lekman’s tunes seemed to swim versus the present, dropped into a culture awash in irony and a bleak world only getting darker. They resonated in a different way than a comparable tune delivered by, say Dan Fogelberg in 1976. Approved, Lekman’s structures