Oh Land and Beyond: Five Hot Acts From Denmark Making Waves
Oh Land has momentum on her side with a Top 20 record and high profile shows at SXSW this week, so who's the next Dane to win over America?
Last year and into 2011, the American music press fell hard for Sweden (see Robyn and Lykke Li). But the best pop music from Scandinavia right now may be coming out of Nordic neighbor Denmark. This week at SXSW, just about everyone is tweeting and talking about buzzy Danish singer Oh Land (who released a full record for Epic this week) but surprisingly Oh Land is not exactly a big name in her native country. Copenhagen is rife with other, equally brilliant and more known pop, rock and dance stars.
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