5 Quick ones with Jessica Folcker

Singer Jessica Folcker has been a notable name on the Swedish music scene ever since the release of her debut album Jessica in 1998. With a Senegalese father and Swedish mother, this soulqueen is not interested in retiring anytime soon.

"Treat others the way you want to be treated."

1. Pre-show ritual?

Before any performance, I like to stretch my tongue, stay calm, focus and breathe.

2. One thing we don’t know about you?

I can do the “German” jump, which is a type of dive. I don’t know if that translates properly to English, but it was a diving trick I learned when I was in the third grade.

3. What is the best advice you have received?

Treat others the way you want to be treated. Cliché, but true!

4. What was your favourite day, ever?

I can’t narrow it down to one day, but everyday that I get to be a mum to my four wonderful kids.

5. The house is on fire. What do you grab?

My kids!