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Jens Lekman says he has H1N1 (swine flu)!

Jens Lekman @ MHOW (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
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I picked home one last souvenir from South America, it’s called the H1N1 virus. Wrongfully known as the Swineflue.

I was crossing the Atlantic when things started getting really bad, the fever was hallucinogenic and shaking me like a leaf and I grabbed the sleeve of the Air France steward. “I’m not feeling well, I should see a doctor” I said and the reply came as a brilliant mix of death anxiety and french rudeness: “Uh, yes… Terminal D… go there maybe… when we land”. After that the stewards and stewardesses took long detours. A ring of empty seats formed around me. Peoples eyes were kind but determined, they read “Poor you, I really wish you all the best but if you come near me or my kid I will have to stab you with this plastic fork”. I got up and went to the bathroom where I fainted.

Now I’m in quarantine for ten days. I can see the summer through my window and it’s just perfect. Summer is always best through a window. [Jens Lekman] (via)

Poor Jens! He is scheduled to go back to (oops) to a club named after a country in South America in July too. A few international dates below…

Jens Lekman – 2009 Tour Dates
07/11/09 Traena, The Arctic Ocean – Traena Festival
07/17/09 Coimbra, Portugal – Salao Brazil
07/18/09 Porto, Portugal – Maus Habitos

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