Seinabo Sey

Seinabo Sey Honors Max Martin With ‘As Long As You Love Me’ Cover

Pop hit-maker Max Martin was honored at Sweden's Polar Music Prize ceremony last night, and a batch of the country's finest musicians lined up to…
Brennan Carley / June 17, 2016

Seinabo Sey Gives a Soul-Stirring Acoustic Performance of ‘Younger’

Stockholm-based chanteuse Seinabo Sey has always defied boundaries, both geographic — as a child, she frequently moved between her native Sweden and her father's home country…
Megan Bradley / February 25, 2016

The 25 Best Pop Albums of 2015

This year was the one where pop's backstage forces stepped out from behind the scenes and took the reins. Ariel Rechtshaid bridged the gap between college radio and Top…
SPIN Staff / December 7, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

Seinabo Sey Wanders Through the Darkness in ‘Poetic’ Video

Seinabo Sey just released her debut album Pretend (SPIN's Album of the Week), and now the young Swedish singer's unveiled the visual for the standout track…
Brennan Carley / October 28, 2015

Review: Seinabo Sey Makes Empathy Thrilling on ‘Pretend’

"Younger," Seinabo Sey’s first track — both chronologically and where it appears on her debut album, Pretend — was released almost two years ago, but…
James Grebey / October 19, 2015

Seinabo Sey Shares Soulful New Track, ‘Sorry,’ Ahead of Debut Album’s Upcoming Release

Seinabo Sey's proper debut album, Pretend, drops this Friday, but the Swedish soul-pop singer is sharing tracks from the record in the countdown to its release.
James Grebey / October 18, 2015

Seinabo Sey Wows Bus Passengers With ‘Younger’ and ‘Hard Time’

Sweden has always been one of the world's most pioneering, innovative countries when it comes to energy-efficient practices, and Gothenburg's Silent Bus Sessions are a…
Harley Brown / September 23, 2015

Seinabo Sey Announces Debut Album, ‘Pretend’

Swedish singer Seinabo Sey's just announced the details of her eagerly anticipated debut album, whic she's titled Pretend. It'll consist of 12 tracks and four…
Brennan Carley / September 21, 2015

Seinabo Sey’s Upcoming Debut Is ‘Burning a Hole in Her Soul’

After three years of work and two critically acclaimed EPs to her name, Swedish soul-pop singer Seinabo Sey says she's been stressing about putting the finishing touches…
Brennan Carley / June 25, 2015

SPIN Pop Report: Seinabo Sey Electrifies R&B, Years & Years Do Haze-Pop Right

Though the sounds of Top 40 remain largely stagnant this year, there have been several mold-breaking exceptions in Q1, eschewing the typical pop format for…
Brennan Carley / April 16, 2015

The Royal Roast: Celebrating SPIN’s Annual SXSW Party With Best Coast, Holychild, and More

Last night, a crowd of musicians descended upon 508 Tequila Bar in Austin for the Royal Roast, an annual event that celebrates the close of SPIN's…
SPIN Staff / March 21, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Six Best Things We Saw on Day Two

Though yesterday marked the official start of South by Southwest's music conference, Wednesday brought the festivities into full bloom, as longtime favorites (Ghostface Killah, TV…
SPIN Staff / March 19, 2015

Seinabo Sey Makes Captivating U.S. Television Debut on ‘Conan’

On last night's episode of Conan, Swedish electropop vocalist Seinabo Sey — who'll soon grace a stamp with her face in her home country — made her U.S.
Brennan Carley / February 3, 2015

Robyn, Avicii, and First Aid Kit Will Be On Swedish Stamps

Why "Call Your Girlfriend" when you can mail her a letter emblazoned with Robyn's face instead? Postnord, the joint Danish and Swedish postal service, will release…
James Grebey / November 6, 2014