Photo: Josh Olins
The world has been deficient in Swedish heartbreak pop for much too long. Thankfully the hour of Lykke Li’s third album is nigh. I Never Learn is the finale to a “conceptual trilogy,” one which took us through the switchbacks of the infinite canvas of love, first through the joyous Youth Novels, then through the shadows of resurrection in Wounded Rhymes. Whether this last is a sign of vindication or victory, we’ll let you decide. Stream it at NPR here.