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"It's a big Black Sky over my town. "
It is also my favorite song of all time.
Among The Last of the lockdown, it is considered that in a new light with one of Robyn's self.
Like many Other People , I love the bitter sweet combination of hearing something so uplifting yet so heartbreaking.
There are so many highlights, but Robyn told me her other favorite line: "I just want to dance the night away. "
she says, it is precisely in the moment on the dance floor, if you have, your "despair, frustration and sadness".
It has been described as.The Song
From 2010 began Robyn had. from the mid-1990s, a major-label pop-star in a fiercely independent artist with her own label, konichiwa Nijmegen Records
With Each heartbeat, also had a UK number-one single in the year 2007.
"I knew I wanted a song called Dancing On My Own ," Robyn Radio beat told 1 News, from her apartment in Stockholm. "I don't what it was just knew it. "'It was getting better and better'
With an idea of a chorus in your head, Robyn began a collaboration with the Swedish producer Patrik Berger , who would you, in cooperation with on their previous album.
in The beginning, Patrik remembers The Song with an acoustic vibe. The choir came first and "everything fell into place and it felt like the writing was".
"Every single word used to feel," he tells Newsbeat.
His favorite lyrics, "I know where you are, I bet she's around", he feels, represents the "self-destructive part of them, when we know we should not go there. It is like a wound scratch. "
"We keep building, and it was getting better and better and better," she says.
"It was an exciting session. I remember sending the demo to the record company and told them that I thought we had a good single. "A 'magical moment' in television,
Robyn says she is proud of Dancing On My Own , because it has elements of "different worlds", which she loves, including: "Prince songs, 80s-rock-ballads-and queer-electronica".Lena Dunham created girls and says Robyn creates a 'universal yet personal" songs
In the episode, Lena's character Hannah finds out that her ex-boyfriend is gay. You sat in your apartment and Dance On My Own , it starts on your laptop.
"was meant to be The moment on the set, so short and so easy," says Lena. "But it has so much significance because it marks the First Time me and Alison felt in our characters. "
Off Camera , she says, the whole team was dancing and people were crying.
"It was like a companion at this moment to the public. "
It is also covered several times by artists such as,, and.Calum Scott began his career on Britain's Got Talent
Calum's version in 2016, was released commercially and performed better than Robyn's original, peaked at Number Two on the UK singles chart.
"I owe my career, Robyn," he says.
"you walked by and I froze. You came up to me and said it was nice to finally meet me. You never expect to meet the person who had the original song".
Robyn, says Calum, and his voice interpreted it in a way that "The Song came alive again".
"I'm super happy that the success and am glad to know people learned The Song a bit more."
she says, there are so many cover, because "it is a great song"."Tired of broken hearts'
"I went through a lot of therapy, worked on me and healed me.
"Now I'm in love again. I don't feel contradicted, and I love performing, and they play it live. "
at The Time , I remember Robyn seemed really overwhelmed.
By this point, felt they had moved The Song from its beginnings, and "was something that made sense for a lot of people in different ways".
For someone who often writes about Heartbreak and emotions, Robyn says she finds the nostalgia and sentimentality "difficult".
"These emotions didn't always feel right to me, and I think Dancing On My Own , these qualities.
"It may be a part of The Song , I had to fight. But maybe that is why there are so many people to connects. "Fka Twigs , Christine & Queens, Robyn and Charli Xcx at the Nme Awards 2020
Charli says developed Robyn "continuously" in their career, but "has always remained true to who she is".
Héloïse Letissier, Christine & Queens, described her songwriting as "pop perfection".
"As a songwriter I can only marvel at a song like a dance On My Own ," says Letissier. "It is a jewel of the pop. I watched as her appearance in Oslo Last Year and it was The Most cathartic thing I've ever seen. "