Take Aim: Amy Sciarretto vs. Nina Persson of The Cardigans
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:38:53
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Nina Persson of The Cardigans and A Camp is today's Take Aim contestant. She was too lovely to refer to as an opponent. Remember The Cardigans' smash "Lovefool?" So good.
Persson released her solo debut Animal Heart via The End on February 11.
So it's out NOW! Grab it after you read this awesome interview.
We caught up with the lovely Swedish singer. See what she is up to. Find out her hidden "light" talent, too.
Twitter-size your bio -- your choice of 140 words or characters, if you want to get technical-- and tell us everything we need to know! GO!
Swedish, Cardigan, A Camp-er, Citizens Band-er, Harlemite, mom, Animal Heart.
If you were not doing music, you would be...
A set designer or carpenter or in medicine.
Any non-music hobbies, talents or skills?
I'm good at whistling, I love pens, I'm a good runner (love Central Park) and I can rewire lamps like nobody's business.
Pick ONE song on your record and share a writing or recording story. Something intimate, that you haven't told anyone else (or at least a bunch of writers or journalists) and that which puts us in the moment with you. Let's get intimate, shall we?
I wrote the lyrics to 'This Is Heavy Metal' last minute on Eric D. Johnson's green porch in Portland. I was really frustrated and stressed but decided that fuck it, I'm just gonna write down anything that matters to me right now, like a book end. It was the very last thing I wrote for the record and when I was done, I was so incredibly relieved and happy and I decided to never sweat anything again.
Finish this sentence: Nina Persson is the artist that...
...Does what she can. And that might never happen again.
Listen to "Animal Heart" below.
Did you dig Nina Persson's "Animal Heart?"