With his pianist stuck in New York City amidst the Hurricane Sandy chaos, Jens Lekman used his supreme songwriting skills to take action. Calling upon his fans via social media, Lekman offered to write a song for anyone up to drive the band member from New York to Boston, where he could board a plane and join the tour on the West Coast.
To the delight of Lekman’s fan base, he’s made good on this promise. Lekman has released the track “Olivia & Maddy,” named for the good samaritans who rose to action. On his blog, Lekman assures that this song is not only for Maddy and Olivia, but for all those who offered to pitch in.
“Listen to “Olivia & Maddy here.