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The Real Group

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(1984 – present)

The Real Group is a Swedish vocal group, consisting of five members; Emma Nilsdotter (who replaced Margareta Bengtson after her departure for solo career), Katarina Henryson, Anders Edenroth, Anders Jalkéus and Morten Vinther Sørensen (who replaced Peder Karlsson after his departure in order to teach). The quintette was formed in 1984 and has today performed at more than 2000 concerts worldwide and released more than 10 CDs. The members sing a cappella and write most of their songs or arrangements themselves and also many of their lyrics.

Margareta and Anders Jalkéus used to be married to each other, but are now divorced.

Bobby McFerrin has been a major source of inspiration for them.

Vocal ranges of the members:

* Margareta: From F below middle C - G above high C.
* Katarina: From D below middle C - high C.
* Anders E: From C below middle C - A below high C.
* Peder: From low E - C above middle C.
* Anders J: From contra A - G above middle C.
* Emma: ??? (not posted)
* Morten: ??? (not posted

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  • raoulduke25

    Still one of my favourites. Their album "Original" still gets regular plays from me, even after nearly twenty years.

    30 May 8:52pm Reply
  • letecesishke

    I MET THEM ON EUROPA CANTAT IN TURIN. THEY ARE JUST SIMPLY AMAZING!

    8 Aug 2012 Reply
  • DobriiKoteika

    thumbs up from rus(=

    12 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Etnedale

    they're just amazing! [2]

    5 Jan 2012 Reply
  • poriel

    no shout since November 2009...... Come on guys, they're just amazing!

    18 Oct 2011 Reply
  • medullaman

    sjukt dåligt måste jag säga

    29 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Kaicrea

    Can't say I've listened a whole lot at this band, but some of the songs are amazing. Especially that "Somna min vän".

    16 Apr 2009 Reply
  • gulliverdj

    There performance at Kyoto,today was just AMAZING!Astonishing!! The Japanese audience was so thrilled!

    6 Sep 2008 Reply
  • LastAische

    !!

    29 Aug 2008 Reply
  • Mr_Romeo

    Bästa covern på Strawberry Fields Forever någonsin.

    10 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Din-din_kapOsti

    their live performance is totally incredible!

    11 May 2008 Reply
  • trolllover

    HipHip-varianten av dem är inte heller så pjåkig.

    11 Apr 2008 Reply
  • ReContraMil

    The Real Group has taken an amazing journey from challenging Vocal Jazz to an a cappella fusion of multiple genres. Their Stamning album has AMAZINGLY beautiful classical choral works, and their Commonly Unique and In The Middle of Life albums are intimately self-disclosing. I've fallen in love with these guys and enjoy every track on their albums from their Debut album to In the Middle of Life.

    7 Aug 2007 Reply
  • sambakalle

    They have actually made a lot of jazz songs...

    17 Jan 2007 Reply
  • heTeaR

    Jazz?! How could you tag this jazz?! Great music, by the way.

    14 Nov 2006 Reply

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