13—14 JULY 2018
13—14 JULY 2018, VICTORIA PARK
VICTORIA PARK

Sälen

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Friday

Sälen’s trajectory has been a steeper one than any of them expected when they threw a dart at a map to decide on a name. (Sälen, by the way, is a village in Sweden with 652 inhabitants, and with which none of the band have any affinity whatsoever). They put their first song online more as an experiment than anything else, but within about two months it had been picked up by DIY, and their reputation began to snowball.

Sälen’s penchant for treading strange and intriguing ground with their lyrics is partly a result of their eclectic influences, which range from The Neptunes to Grimes via Mean Girls. Rihanna is something of an inspiration too, as much for her attitude as anything else.

The dark synthpop of tracks such as ‘Diseasey’ and ‘Heartbreak Diet’ have seen Sälen earn their status as one of the hottest new acts on the scene. The east London trio are set to have a massive year – don’t miss them at Lovebox.

Main Stage


Friday

Sälen’s trajectory has been a steeper one than any of them expected when they threw a dart at a map to decide on a name. (Sälen, by the way, is a village in Sweden with 652 inhabitants, and with which none of the band have any affinity whatsoever). They put their first song online more as an experiment than anything else, but within about two months it had been picked up by DIY, and their reputation began to snowball.

Sälen’s penchant for treading strange and intriguing ground with their lyrics is partly a result of their eclectic influences, which range from The Neptunes to Grimes via Mean Girls. Rihanna is something of an inspiration too, as much for her attitude as anything else.

The dark synthpop of tracks such as ‘Diseasey’ and ‘Heartbreak Diet’ have seen Sälen earn their status as one of the hottest new acts on the scene. The east London trio are set to have a massive year – don’t miss them at Lovebox.

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