Abba and Ikea are not all Sweden has to offer (although, they are two of my favourite things). Swedish sisters Klara and Johanna came back this year following their 2008 EP release "Drunken Trees" with their first full album "The Big Black & The Blue." And its a corker. This truly IS folk, and not namby pamby "modern day indie, lets mull about with a guitar by the fire in a christmas jumper" folk, but the real deal.
Two of my persssonal favourites:
And for you cheeky Bristol dwellers such as myself, heres a cheeky little extra, a clip of them at the second home of all true Bristolian music fans, the Louisiana, last March: