Archive for January, 2009

The Cardigans – My Favourite Game

Monday, January 26th, 2009

The Cardigans is a Swedish band formed in the town of Jönköping in 1992. The band’s musical style has varied greatly from album to album and encompasses their early indie leanings passing through ’60s-inspired pop and more band-based rock. The band is best known outside of Sweden for their international hit singles “Erase/Rewind” and “My Favourite Game” from the album Gran Turismo (1998) and “Lovefool” from the album First Band on the Moon (1996).

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Blindside – Fell in Love With the Game

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Blindside is a post-hardcore band from Stockholm, Sweden. They formed in 1994 as Underfree and kept that name for two years before releasing their debut EP in 1996. Do visit Blindside’s official website for more information and updates.

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Club 8 – Whatever You Want

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Club 8 is a Swedish musical group consisting of Karolina Komstedt and Johan Angergård. Formed in 1995, they were immediately signed to the Spanish record label Siesta. After being on hiatus since 2003 Club 8 finally released their 6th album The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Dreaming on Labrador in 2007.

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The Hives – Tick Tick Boom

Monday, January 5th, 2009

The Hives are a Swedish rock band that first garnered attention in the early 2000s as a prominent group of the garage rock revival, playing garage punk. Their mainstream success came with the release of the “greatest hits” album Your New Favourite Band, featuring their most well-known song Hate to Say I Told You So.

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