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I'm From Barcelona

I'm From Barcelona

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I'm From Barcelona


Years Active: 2005 to present

Genre: Indie Pop

Country: Sweden


Johan Viking
Fredrik Karp
Jacob Sollenberg
Rikard Ljung
Julie Witwicki Carlsson
Emanuel Lundgren (lead vocals)
Frida Ohnell
Cornelia Norgren
Philip Erixon
Johan Martensson
Micke Larsson
Anna Froderberg
Johan Aineland
Erik Ottosson
Martin Alfredsson
Tina Hakansson
David Ljung
Christofer Olofsson
Daniel Lindlof
Mattias Johansson
Tobias Granstrand
Emma Ohnell
Mathias Alrikson
Maria Eriksson
Jonas Tjader
David Ottosson
Olof Gardestrand
Henrik Olofsson
Marcus Carlholt

Artist Bio:

(From the band's official MySpace page) Fueled by love and vacation, Emanuel Lundgren writes a couple of explosive happy pop songs and decides to gather all his friends to put them on tape. His apartment turns into a friendly factory as people come and go loaded with banjos, accordions and kazoos. Some weeks (and lifetime memories) later, a homemade EP is finished and Emanuel collects almost all the 29 participants for a first and last live show in August 2005. What he thought was an ending was a beginning of numerous rumours and talk about this new and exciting band. One show soon turned into plenty. Swedish media goes out of control and bloggers all over the world starts sharing their knowledge about the Swedish big band. In only a couple of months more than 20 000 people have downloaded songs from the bands website. Today over 140 000 people have watched the video for We're from Barcelona on the website! The EP "Don't Give Up On Your Dreams, Buddy!" is released on EMI Sweden in early 2006 and is followed up by the full length album "Let Me Intruduce My Friends". A record full of euphoric pop gems and sing-a-long friendly choruses . The anthem......[Read More]