Staffan Hellstrand is an Swedish musician and singer/songwriter. He was born May 13, 1956 in Spånga, Stockholm.

Hellstrand was one of the members in progressive rock band Dimmornas Bro from 1978 to 1982. From 1983 to circa 1989 he was the singer, guitarist and songwriter in SH!.

He made his solo debut with the album Hemlös in 1989. Here, Hellstrand sang poems written by loved Swedish poet Dan Andersson. Among Hellstrand’s solo albums Eld (1992), Pascha Jims Dagbok (1996) and Elektriska gatan (2004) has recieved the best reviews.

Staffan Hellstrand wrote the official song for Sweden football team’s 2000 UEFA European Championship campaign. He has also written songs for
other artists, such as Uno Svenningsson, Anna Maria Espinosa, Brolle Jr and Idde Schultz. In 1992 he recieved a Swedish Grammy as Best Pop/Rock Artist (Male) and in 1993 his song [track artist]Staffan HellstrandLilla fågel blå[/track] was awarded an Swedish Grammy.

Edited by whitestreet on 3 Jan 2008, 12:25

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