Summer is not too far away now and my contribution to the soundtrack for your summer will be the second single from the upcoming album Soundshine. The song is called “Looking for a life” and will be released on June 1st worldwide on iTunes Store and various other digital platforms.
An accompanying video with sceneries from beautiful Stockholm will have its premiere on the same day on my YouTube Channel.
The melody for this song was written in Nashville a few years ago when I hooked up with the American songwriter Ian Eskelin (All Star United). It was one of my first co-writing experiences outside of my previous band the Merrymakers. As an artist and writer Eskelin has had more than thirty Top 10 singles in the United States, including 12 #1 charting songs. He has additionally had international #1 songs in various countries including Japan, Singapore, and Australia.
The song was lacking a lyric for a while until I had the brilliant idea to ask Andreas Mattsson for help. Part of the reason for this was the fact that Ian Eskelin had expressed a big interest in Swedish indie-pop music from the 90’s including Mattsson’s former band Popsicle and my own former band the Merrymakers. So it kind of made sense.
On this song as well as on the rest of the album I’ve had the pleasure to collaborate with co-producer Andreas Dahlbäck (Lundell, Ternheim, Motorhomes, Eskobar) who also plays the drums. The other musicians featured on this single are Anders Pettersson (The Perishers, Deportees) and Rikard Lidhamn (Oh! Laura).
Please check back here my the official web site or at my Facebook Band Page on June 1st for the world premiere of my summer single “Looking for a life”. And while waiting for the next single please enjoy a very recent interview that I made for the on-line magazine Über Röck.
Hello everybody! Big news!
The single “Got you where he wanted” which is the first teaser from my upcoming solo debut album Soundshine is finally released! Listen to it by pressing “play” on the music player to the right and go to Music to find various options on how to download your free copy from Bandcamp or SoundCloud. Are you one of those people who prefer to buy music I’m happy to inform you that you can do so at iTunes Store. Or if you prefer listening to streaming music you can do that as well on Spotify. At the Music page you’ll also be able to download the artwork in order to check out all the cool musician credits etc. The official video can be found below, or together with some other behind the scenes video stuff at Videos. Should you happen to like what you see or hear please feel welcome to spread the word to other music lovers by liking, sharing, commenting wherever you have the possibility. Enjoy! Thanks a lot!