Who really was she? In this fascinating deep dive into the life and influence of the celebrated pop icon, Robyn, originally published amid the release of her latest album in 2018, Laura Snapes reflects on the incredible cultural impact the Swedish pop icon had on the music industry. "She knows how desperately fans want her back. Although there was no grand plan, if anything, she hoped her absence might be instructive in an always-on era fed by a constant cultural drip. 'When things are so streamlined in your Instagram window,' Robyn said, flicking a phantom phone screen, 'I feel like there has to be some complexity. Things can’t just be one thing. It’s more important than ever just to let things be a lot of things at the same time. Not make it too easy.'"