April 16, 2015

“Oh, oh. Oh, oh.” Enjoy it however you will, be it the super chill Hippie Sabotage remix version or the original, but Tove Lo’s “Habits (Stay High)” is one of those earworms that’ll stick with you for a long tie. This Swedish singer and songwriter gained more attention when the track first achieved mainstream success in 2013. And since, she’s been doing more than just staying high (in love, of course). Although she started out working outside of the limelight – writing songs for the likes of Icona Pop, Girls Aloud and Cher Lloyd – she’s always loved being on stage. The only obstacle? She didn’t know who she was as an artist. “I thought I needed some big alter ego. But when I decided to just be me and write about my experiences, it all fell into place,” the 28-year-old songstress said. She grew up listening to Nirvana, Hole, Silverchair and even the Spice Girls, citing everything she’s taken in over the years as influences for her music. Tove Lo tells us more about her debut album, “Queen of the Clouds”, and even hints at a possibility of touring Asia this year. By Adam Kerr.

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