More from the Cardigans record


Nina sings a song about being a country, and imagining her would-be love being like a conquistador, a sea-borne squall, a viking (the irony there, being a Swede), a pirate with cannons a-blaze in the waters surrounding her lonely expanse.

…and if you want me I’m your country

if you win me I’m forever - oh yeah!

'cause you’re the storm that I’ve been needing

and all this peace has been deceiving

I like the sweet life and the silence

but it’s the storm that I believe in