The world of rock and pop culture gives us every yearnew and interesting artists, and many of its members for decades delight fans of these music styles with their works.
A special place in this niche, you can take the Swedish music.
Creator and founder of the Swedish metal canconsidered guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen innovator who first introduced the concept of neo-classic metal in the Swedish stages. Among the most popular representatives of the rock culture are bands such as HammerFall, Pain, In Flames, Draconian, Deathstars and many others. Pop culture in Sweden is also full of very well-known performers who have gained recognition not only at home but also abroad.
ABBA Group is the world's third largest selling their records after the Beatles and Elvis Presley.
The legendary ABBA
One of the Swedish pop group is the Worldfamous ABBA band. The group began its existence in 1972, but broke up after 10 years, in 1982. Despite this, the hits of the band still sound screens and speakers. The name of the group was composed of the first letters of its members - Agnetha Feltskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. Entries in this group have been sold around the world and their total circulation was more than 350 million copies.
Another famous band in pop musicis ROXETTE. It was founded in 1986 and exists to this day. It consists of Per Gessle - vocalist and songwriter, music, Marie Fredriksson - vocalist and performer on the piano, as well as other musicians. Music ROXETTE popular and now it is often used as film soundtracks, mainly produced in Sweden. Examples of such films are "Let Me In" and "Arn - The Kingdom at the end of the path," produced in 2008, and another 16 film works.
It is worth remembering one more Swedish musicstaff, without which no cost, no disco 90s. This Ace of Base. Group dates back to 1990 and exists to this day. It comprises 4 members: Jonas Berggren, Ulf Ekberg, Linn Berggren and Jenny Berggren. Album «Happy Nation / The Sign» became the best selling debut album in the history of this music direction.
After retiring in 2004, singer Linn Berggren group Ace of Base was already a trio.
Of course, listing the most popular artistsSwedish pop culture, not to mention about another singer - E-Type. His real name - Bo Martin Erik Eriksson. He was born August 27, 1965 in the city of Uppsala. His career began in 1991 and continues to delight his fans until now. Total released 6 albums, which have sold well both in his homeland and abroad.
This is not a complete list of all the deservingthe attention of the Swedish artists of rock and pop music. But these stars are worthy to be remembered first of all, when it comes to a truly important popular music.