Northern Lights XVIII

Imagine a sufi version of Animal Collective’s ‘My girls’, sung by Victoria Bergsman (previously the singer of the Concretes and the female voice on Peter Bjorn & John’s ‘Young folks’) – how amazing would that be?!

This is exactly what Victoria did – she went to Pakistan, found a group of sufi musicians and recorded not just ‘My girls’ (‘My boys’ in their version) but a whole album of cool stuff.

Northern Lights number 18 is on the whole a very low-key affair – something for those long autumn nights perhaps…

I had to include Pugh Rogefeldt’s ‘Love love love’, having learnt that DJ Shadow sampled it on his Endtroducing album. And the Andreas Tilliander version of ‘Millions’ is, allegedly, the first ever Bear Quartet remix.

Enough said. Full track listing:

Millions (Andreas Tilliander version) – The Bear Quartet
Naimamelodin – Hans Appelqvist
My boys – Taken by trees
Dance with somebody (the internet hood RMX feat. GZA, Cadence Weapon) – Mando Diao
Boat Behind – Kings of Convenience
Anchor made of gold – Sara Wilson
Don Quite – Blood Music
Love love love – Pugh Rogefeldt
Dance on my skin – Mi and L’au
Build the wall up – Lake Heartbeat
Day by day – Taken by trees
Se hur det dagas – Hans Appelqvist
The swim – Liminals
My girls – Animal Collective
Fok – Olafur Arnalds

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