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Jens Lekman (W/ Tig Notaro) @ The Echo, 05/28/09

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"So what's with the Prop 8 bullshit anyway?"

So said Jens Lekmen just before starting "A Postcard to Nina", to warm applause from the crowd of Angelenos who were as weary of codified hatred as they were entranced by the performer in front of them. The comment was a grim reminder of the things America (and in particular, California), sorely lacks: decency; equal protection under the law; and more musicians like Jens Lekmen.