Mando Diao

Biography

From Discogs:

Mando Diao is a Swedish band that consists of:Björn Dixgård - vocal, electric and accoustic guitarsGustaf Norén - vocal, electric and accoustic guitars, harmonicaCarl-Johan Fogelklou - bass Samuel Giers - drumsMats Björke - keyboardsMando diao makes music that could be filed under garage pop/rock, with a bit of a 60's feeling. Two lead singers change turns, which adds variety to their sound. The boys were all in their early twenties when they started conquering the world with their album "Bring 'Em In in 2002.

From Lastfm:

Mando Diao are a band from Borlänge, Sweden. According to the band, the name Mando Diao has no meaning at all, but rather appeared to band member Björn Dixgård in a dream. Their sound is influenced by The Animals and Oasis. The roots of Mando Diao date back to 1995 when Björn Dixgård was a member of a band called Butler. Band members came and went; four years later, the remaining line-up chose to proceed more seriously in their musical efforts. Björn Dixgård and Gustaf Norén locked themselves up in a summer house and spent six months writing songs.

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From Wikipedia:

Mando Diao is an alternative rock band from Borlänge, Sweden. The band got their breakthrough with the release of the album Hurricane Bar. The song "God Knows" was featured in FIFA 06. Their main fan base is in Sweden, Germany, and Japan although their influence has recently spread to Western Europe, most notably the UK.

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