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Albums:

Super Extra Gravity

Long Gone Before Daylight

Gran Turismo

First Band On The Moon


Biography:
Birth Place: Jönköping, Sweden
Years Active: 1992–2006
Genres: Pop Rock, Alternative Rock

The Cardigans are a Swedish rock band who hail from Jönköping, Sweden and were formed in 1992 by Peter Svensson and Magnus Sveningsson. The duo recruited drummer Bengt Lagerberg, keyboardist Lars-Olof Johansson, and lead singer Nina Persson to round out the group. The band began working on a demo instantly and sent it to A&R rep, Ola Hermanson at Trampolene Records. The band was signed and their debut album “Emmerdale” was released in 1994, to rave reviews in their home town. The band then embarked on a European tour and developed a local following almost instantly. Their second offering, “Life” appeared in 1995 and changed the band's public status; they became an international hit... Continue Bio >>

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