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Acid House Kings

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Acid House Kings


Years Active: 1991 to present

Genre: Twee pop Indie pop

Country: Sweden


Julia Lannerheim
Johan Angergrd
Niklas Angergrd
Joakim dlund

Artist Bio:

Swedens no.1 pop band, Acid House Kings, formed in 1991 by brothers Niklas and Johan Angergrd and Joakim dlund. With immaculate taste in music stemming from a childhood of Elvis Presley, an almost complete set of Sarah singles and a 100% complete set of the Smiths singles, the kings set out to define pop music. Between 1992 and 2002, inspired by the 10 albums in 10 years from Felt, Acid House Kings released a trilogy of albums with one album released every fifth year. The first, Pop, look & listen! (1992) is maybe best left unmentioned. The kings rate it 2.4 out of 5. On the second, Advantage Acid House Kings (1997), the aim was to make a The Smiths-for-very-sunny-days sort of album. This sort of succeeded, and the kings rate it 3.8 out of 5. In 2001, the kings built their own, now famous, Summersound Studios. Here, Acid House Kings could spend endless amounts of time to create the more sophisticated third album Mondays are like Tuesdays and Tuesdays are like Wednesdays (2002). Former guest vocalist and present sister-in-law Julia Lannerheim was introduced as a full time member while Joakim dlund never showed up for recordings. Its an easy, breezy, beautiful album and the kings rate 4.2 out of 5. Spurred by the quality of Mondays......[Read More]