Swedish Indie Music

Swedish Indie music conquers not just the Scandinavian region but the world. Swedish music landscape is magical, exciting and relaxing. Read our guide for more facts & information…

Swedish music is one of the world’s most exported musics.  Considering that Sweden has an estimated nine million habitants, it is quite intriguing how good indie music sprang from this side of the world.

Swedish Indie music has captured the listening pleasure of the world with its characteristically moderate to upbeat melody, nostalgic and even magical sound.  The pop group ABBA is the best-known music group from Sweden and most of their songs reached the Broadway.

Swedish music continued to flourish after ABBA with popular music artists from Sweden like Roxette, Agnes, The Wannadies, Ace of Base, Kent, Carola Häggkvist, Helena Paparizou, Army of Lovers, Neneh and Eagle-Eye Cherry, Robyn, A*Teens, Nanne Grönvall, The Cardigans, Europe, Bodies Without Organs, Alcazar and Play.

A number of renowned rock and pop-oriented artists have come out of the country in recent years, including Eskobar, Jenny Wilson, bob hund, Clawfinger, The Sounds, Peter Bjorn and John, The Hives, Hardcore Superstar, Millencolin, Sahara Hotnights, Dungen, Loney, Dear, The Hellacopters, The Ark, Infinite Mass, Love Is All, Mando Diao, Shout Out Louds, Looptroop, José González, Caesars and Stefan Olsdal of Placebo.

Indie music carries with it a strong emotional feel.  One can listen to Swedish Indie music and think of fairytale-like worlds, a bit unsettling and dreamy.  Also, feelings of nostalgia, longing, confusion and life struggles are central themes of indie music.

Just like the close-knit tradition of the Swedes, their indie music is also closely related and connected to various artists and music genres. For instance, the mythical Atlantis Studios on Karlbergsvägen in Stockholm is the venue where Micke B. Tretow, ABBA’s great sound engineer, recorded “Waterloo.

Swedish indie music is like a good candy treat.  It makes you sad that the music ended only to find yourself getting another one.  The simplicity and melody of indie music makes it difficult to ignore and easy to love.

Swedish indie music also transports you to a place of infinite landscape, white snows, blue oceans and summer landscapes. Indie music is about attitude, relationship, life and individuality.  Swedish indie music gives you all these and more.

Try listening to one of the Swedish indie artists and get ready to fall in love with Swedish indie music.

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