Nina Elisabet Persson audio (help·info) (born 6 September 1974) is the lead singer and lyricist for the Swedish pop group The Cardigans. She has also worked as a solo artist, releasing two albums as A Camp and appearing on the tribute album to Serge Gainsbourg titled Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited. She has also worked with rock group Sparklehorse and is a member of The Cake Sale collective, which released an eponymously titled album in 2006 to raise money for the charity Oxfam Ireland and the Ireland Make Trade Fair campaign.Persson made her acting debut in the movie Om Gud vill which was released in 2006.She appears on the Manic Street Preachers song "Your Love Alone Is Not Enough" on the album Send Away the Tigers. She also features on the 2009 Sparklehorse/Danger Mouse collaboration Dark Night of the Soul singing "Daddy's Gone".Persson's first solo album released under her own name, Animal Heart, was released on February 10, 2014 on the independent British record label Lojinx Records.Personal lifeOn 16 June 2001, Persson married American songwriter and author, Nathan Larson. Their son Nils was born on 30 September 2010. The three currently reside in New York City.