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Björn Olsson

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Björn Olsson, composer, guitarist and music producer from Gothenburg, Sweden. Founder and guitarist for rock bands Union Carbide Productions and The Soundtrack of Our Lives (though he left the latter while recording their second album.)

In 1998 he was a temporary member of The Bear Quartet, but moved on to concentrate on solo work, instrumental music which is an eclectic mix of Swedish folk, Bo Hansson and Ennio Morricone. The songs often have titles and music inspired by the city of Gothenburg and the Bohuslän archipelago (eg Tjörn).

Olsson has produced a number of Swedish artists, including Franke, Håkan Hellström, Bad Cash Quartet, Easy and Mattias Alkberg BD.

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  • spldgldj

    akustiska melodiers gud.

    27 Jan 2:26am Reply
  • ChayanneGul

    I've been introduced to his work by the "Baby Trashes Bar in Las Palmas" video (lol). [2]

    5 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Dgold

    My discovery of this artist, Björn Olsson album The Crayfish, today on Spotify app. Instrumental sound is wonderful! Very engaging for the ears, very chill and informed sounding. I will check out these other projects and bands listed in the biography.

    22 Aug 2011 Reply
  • synthexes

    I've been introduced to his work by the "Baby Thashes Bar in Las Palmas" video (lol). Wow, all his albuns are masterpieces! Can't get enough of his songs, they are so addicting and they make me feel really good!! Incredible!!!

    20 Jun 2011 Reply
  • kafifiriri

    I'm listening to a bunch of his tracks on youtube. I'm absolutely in love with this man. All his music makes want to sail out to sea and dance around :D

    19 Jun 2011 Reply
  • jeffyy

    His Instrumentalmusik: to submerge in or disappear to is fantastic. So is all of his stuff however.

    24 May 2011 Reply
  • WildAndCrazykid

    Just featured Björn on my blog: http://www.thequietambient.blogspot.com

    8 Mar 2011 Reply
  • zerominded

    i really want the lobster album but i can't find it anywhere

    21 Feb 2011 Reply
  • bones2flesh

    just wow

    20 Jul 2010 Reply
  • soundfreak66

    Hej Björn , hoppas allt e bra med dig. Du e en grymm kompositör!! Hälsn Emil ifrån Bokstaven.

    24 Dec 2009 Reply
  • Sgarre1

    Yes, _mat_, exactly what I thought - Morricone sound. Beautiful!

    6 Dec 2009 Reply
  • sirianmorgan

    wow

    6 Dec 2008 Reply
  • _mat_

    ennio on ice.

    30 Sep 2008 Reply
  • ihavesoldout

    Ö

    19 Sep 2008 Reply
  • zero_magazine

    http://www.lastfm.se/group/Zero+Magazine

    29 Jun 2008 Reply
  • Diskbank

    Köpte the Crayfish på Cdon idag. Köpt musik låter bättre!

    20 Jan 2008 Reply
  • toulose

    Låter jättebra på det rigtiga Göteborgssättet, det lite jag kan höra. Kanske du kommer ihåg meg från Skywriter. Danskjävlarne som fyllde up studion i Kungssten den vintarn. hälsninger till Mattias om du nånsin ser dette. Jakob

    9 Oct 2006 Reply
  • agren

    Smögen is beautiful

    19 Sep 2006 Reply
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