Saturday, April 19, 2008

Band Spotlight: Peter Bjorn and John

History: Peter Moren and Bjorn Yttling started playing music as a group in high school and in 1999 they officially formed Peter Bjorn and John. Their original intent was to just make music for their own personal entertainment.

Years Active: 1999-Present

Peter Moren (Vocals/Guitar)
Bjorn Yttling (Bass/Keyboard)
John Eriksson (Drums)

Label:Wichita Recordings

Genre: Independent Foreign Rock

Musical Style: Urgent, Tense/Anxious, Passionate, Intense, Rousing

Best Album: Writer's Block (2006)

Top Songs:
"The Chills"
"Does It Matter Now?"
"Start Making Sense"
"Young Folks"

Influences: The Stone Roses; Ride

Influenced: Unknown

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