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Fever Ray is an alias of Swedish musician Karin Dreijer. She debuted with the single "If I Had A Heart" (15 Dec 2008) under the alias, followed by the self-titled album Fever Ray (2009). Her second album, Plunge was released in October 2017 without prior announcement. Her vocal style is highly distinct - shrill and piercing, with a heavy Swedish accent and frequent use of pitch-shifting technology.
Dreijer was born on 7 April 1975 in Gothenburg, Sweden. In 1994, she formed the indie rock band Honey Is Cool, where she served as the lead vocalist and guitarist. She and her brother Olof Dreijer formed an electronic music duo The Knife in 1999, and have spanned a series of successful and critically acclaimed albums.
Lykke Li (born Li Lykke Timotej Svensson Zachrisson on 18 March 1986 in Ystad, Sweden) is a Swedish singer-songwriter. Her music often blends elements of pop, indie rock and electronic; various instruments can also be found in her songs, including violins, synthesizers, tambourines, trumpets, saxophones and cellos. Li possesses the vocal range of a soprano.
Li was raised by artistic parents (her mother was a photographer, her father is a musician). As a toddler the family moved to Stockholm. Later she lived in Portugal for five years and spent winters in Nepal and India. At one point, she worked as a dancer on Swedish TV.
Li had her first success with the EP "Little Bit" in 2007. She later released her debut album, ...
Joakim Thåström is a former punk rocker from Rågsved in Stockholm, Sweden. He played in Sweden's most famous punk band, Ebba Grön. Later he formed the new wave group Imperiet. When Imperiet broke up, Thåström started a solo career. During the 1990's, he left Sweden and formed the industrial rock band Peace, Love & Pitbulls. While making solo albums, Thåström has also found the time to hook up with tour guitarist Pelle Ossler and keyboardist Niklas Hellberg in a new project called Sällskapet.
Ebba Grön, 1977 - 1983
Rymdimperiet, 1981 - 1983
Imperiet, 1983 - 1988
Solo (Thåström, Xplodera mig 2000), 1989 - 1992
Peace, Love and Pitbulls, 1992 - 1997
Solo (Det är ni som e dom konstiga det är jag som e ...
Two artists share the name Timbuktu.
1) A rapper from Sweden.
2) A rapper from London, Ontario.
1) Jason Diakité (born 11 January 1975 in Lund, Sweden), known under the stage name Timbuktu, is a Swedish rapper.
He is from Scania, the southernmost part of Sweden, and raps with a slight scanian accent. Having released four studioalbums and a live album he has firmly established himself as a political rapper, borrowing influences from folk music, American blues as well as music from West Africa and Jamaica. A Tribe Called Quest was Timbuktu's favourite rap group when he was a kid.
Timbuktu started rapping in the early 1990s, and quickly became very popular in the hip hop scenes of Malmö, Stoc...
Miriam Melanie Bryant, Swedish singer and songwriter, born March 8, 1991 in Utby, Nylöse parish, Gothenburg and Bohus County, Sweden.
Miriam grew up in Gothenburg as youngest daughter of English father Roy and Finnish mother Oyti. She has three siblings, namely baby-bro Nicolas and older sisters Sarah and Elisa.
She started a early childhood music education to take voice lessons on choral singing in Brunnsbo Music Class Girls Choir, Gothenburg.
After leaving primary school, she studied music theatre at the secondary level on the Music Theatre School in Bjärnum, Hässleholm.
Miriam has commenced songwriting in partnership with childhood friend Victor Rådströmin in November 2011. Four months lat...