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Tove Lo review – pop's queen of candour bares more than just her soul | Musique Non Stop

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Tove Lo review – pop's queen of candour bares more than just her soul

Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
The Swedish singer sets herself apart from the Scandipop rank and file with a set of hazy hedonism and brooding minor-chords

Tove Lo is winding up her show when a red bra, launched from a few rows back, lands on the stage. Depositing it on the drum platform, she tersely addresses the fan who lobbed it: “I don’t wear bras.” That much we already knew: 15 minutes earlier, during the boisterous singalong Talking Body, the song’s explicit carnality had impelled her to lift her cropped T-shirt just long enough for the crowd to register that she wore nothing underneath, and respond with an intake of breath. Showing her chest has become a regular part of the Swedish singer’s sets, as both a nod to her home country’s relaxed attitude to bare skin and a flick of the finger to prurience.

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by Caroline Sullivan via Electronic music | The Guardian
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