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Eskilstuna, Sweden (1990 – present)

There are several artists called ‘Kent’:

1. Kent is a Swedish alternative rock band founded in Eskilstuna in 1990, consisting of Joakim Berg (vocals/rhythm guitar) Martin Sköld (bass/keyboards) Markus Mustonen (drums) & Sami Sirviö (lead guitar). Since the mid-1990s, it has established itself as one of the most successful groups in Scandinavia. With more than 1.5 million albums sold, Kent has several times been given the epithet “Sweden’s biggest rock band”

In the band’s logotype, the ‘k’ is lower-case using the Avant Garde fonttype. Kent have had several big Swedish radio hits since the breakthrough single “Kräm (så nära får ingen gå)”. As of 2010, they are probably the most popular rock band in Sweden, but are more or less unknown outside Scandinavia. They have also tried an international career with English versions of the albums “Isola” and “Hagnesta Hill”

Kent and Verkligen (1995–1996)
In 1995 Kent released their epynomous debut Kent. It was distorted and not much reminiscent of what Kent would release in later years. It got almost no commercial reputation at all. Four singles were released, with “Frank” closest to being a hit.

Only one year after, in 1996, Kent released Verkligen (Really). Guitarist Martin Roos had left the band for his career at Kent’s record company BMG, but has since become the band’s manager.

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  • Killinstinct

    Vore bra om vi kunde rösta upp senaste bilden så vi blir av med de gamla i biblioteket. /+images/100282453

    Yesterday 10:51am Reply
  • Cold417

    "Hör du mig? Hör du mig? Kan du höra mig? Allt vi sagt, allt vi gjort blev en sång för dig." Vapen & Ammunition is the best album. I've listened to it so many times since I was introduced to Kent!

    Yesterday 5:52am Reply
  • Orbonen

    hopps. ja där hade jag fel. nya skivan är skitbra

    Yesterday 10:35pm Reply
  • Irryco

    väntan alltid denna väntan

    22 Jul 6:38pm Reply
  • xapg

    Hagnesta Hill is magnificent. Though I still think that Mercenary's cover of "Music Non Stop" is even better than the original.

    13 Jul 9:31am Reply
  • Klonki

    Upptäcker en ny Kent-låt varje dag

    2 Jul 10:03pm Reply
  • emma-li

    <3<3<33333

    28 Jun 1:01pm Reply
  • ISICKFACE

    Din enda vän är lätt bästa låten på nya skivan :u

    27 Jun 4:49pm Reply
  • Killinstinct

    Ogillat "nya" Kent skarpt sedan "Röd" men måste erkänna att det finns två bra låtar på nya albumet "La belle epoque" och "Den andra sidan".

    15 Jun 11:48am Reply
  • anunseenworld

    pedazo de nuevo disco!

    29 May 2:16am Reply
  • sockersoppa

    Det är inte bättre än Du & Jag, men Mycket bättre än de två senaste [5]

    20 May 2:10pm Reply
  • DenUltimata

    Vet inte vad jag tycker om nya albumet, dom låter för mycket som 30 Seconds to Mars. Tror dock ingen håller med mig om det xd

    16 May 8:29am Reply
  • marmaluke

    Det är inte bättre än Du & Jag, men Mycket bättre än de två senaste [4]

    13 May 12:18pm Reply
  • Skog-1

    Det är inte bättre än Du & Jag, men Mycket bättre än de två senaste [3]

    12 May 1:58pm Reply
  • Smavitaljus

    Det är inte bättre än Du & Jag, men Mycket bättre än de två senaste [2]

    11 May 10:21am Reply
  • Smavitaljus

    Да-да-да :)

    11 May 10:19am Reply
  • Mi-Di

    самая потрясающая группа, которую я открыла для себя за последние пять лет

    10 May 3:09am Reply
  • efoubii

    Ny album och #KENTFEST <3

    7 May 5:29pm Reply
  • ReadMyMind

    Bra album. Mycket bättre än de två senaste. Dock inte Hagnesta hill eller Isola-klass.

    6 May 7:33pm Reply
  • Fynar

    Solid album, nothing spectacular. It's not Roed, but it's still an enjoyable experience. I am pleased.

    6 May 5:42pm Reply
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