One of the Museum of Danish America's graduate student interns from Denmark, Helle Christensen, is presenting her favorite contemporary Danish music. Part I will feature music in Danish, and Part II will be music in English!
Singer/songwriter Tina Dickow epitomizes the Nordic feel - even more so after she married an Icelandic musician and moved to Iceland, where the grand nature surroundings must be a great source of inspiration.
The biggest Danish rapper L. [Liam O'Connor] has been around for a long time and released some great music in the process dealing with some deep and interesting issues - like has catholic background and issues with drugs.
Singer/songwriter Rasmus Nøhr is usually very happy-go-lucky in his music, but his latest hit "Retursekund" [return second] is the kind of song that brings a tear to the eye, if you really listen to the lyrics. "Retursekund" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLIjgKXURdM
The William Blakes is a very critically acclaimed band that has also received the 'Star-sprinkling' award from the Crown prince and princess. The Light - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qA42Cm8rcuI Caves and light - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ86UuA5U1o Science is Religion - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7uWwPL1OK4 Secrets of the State - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs5vrLS2XlE