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Robyn: Scala, London N1

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 3 November 2007

ROBYN’S WEBSITE makes the contentious claim that the Swedish singer is the "most killingest pop star on the planet", which will be news to, say, Kylie Minogue and Girls Aloud. At the moment, though, Robyn might be the coolingest. This one-time teen star — who fell out with her 1990s label over artistic direction, a show of attitude nobody expected of the Scandinavian Britney — has been tipped all year as an interesting fusion of pop frothiness and indie self-determination. Her August No 1 single, 'With Every Heartbeat', justified much of the hype.

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