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There are multiple artists that have used this name:
1) A Swedish New Wave group
2) A Finnish instrumental rock band in the early 1960s
3) A 1950’s doo wop group on the Cascade label
4) A danish pigtraad group
5) A popular Greek band of the 60s with the big hits “To mathima” (“The lesson”) and “Apopse se thelo” (“Tonight I want you”).

1) The Sounds are a New Wave group which formed in Helsingborg, Sweden in 1999. They consist of Maja Ivarsson (vocals) Felix Rodriguez (guitar), Johan Bengtsson (bass), Jesper Anderberg (keyboards) and Fredrik Nilsson (drums). The band has released four albums to date: 2002’s Living in America, 2006’s Dying to Say This to You, 2009’s Crossing the Rubicon and 2011’s Something to Die For on Original Signal Recordings and Side One Dummy Records.

2) The Sounds were a Finnish instrumental and pop group from Helsinki. Their most famous record is an instrumental version of “Emma” which was recorded in January 1963. The Sounds are still one of the most significant and influential Finnish instrumental rock bands. Their other instrumental record “Mandshurian Beat” is known to be the first Finnish record which sold over one million copies abroad. The Sounds were active between 1962 and 1965. Johnny Liebkind played drums in the first line-up of the band. (Source of information: Finnish Wikipedia)


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  • Rudik69

    Weekend is such a good work.

    27 Nov 6:34am Reply
  • NagatoGen

    Come to Russia, bitches!

    20 Nov 6:53pm Reply
  • Bogomole

    Come to Russia, bitches!

    28 Oct 5:14pm Reply
  • McMarl

    Come to Russia, bitches!

    27 Sep 8:19pm Reply
  • Slayerrrr_88

    Something To Die For <3 [3]

    5 Sep 8:31pm Reply
  • Ruh_St

    Something To Die For <3 [2]

    24 May 1:20am Reply
  • gabyc87

    Something To Die For <3

    28 Apr 11:20pm Reply
  • kelseymillz

    Their opening act is killing it on tour right now... DEFINITELY check out Strange Talk if you don't get to catch them live! Their album isn't out yet on iTunes but if you preorder now you get 6 free tracks!

    9 Apr 4:55am Reply
  • sakmaz

    agreed with many of the fans below. the old stuff is much better, although I'm slowly getting into "Weekend" takes a few listens I guess

    4 Apr 8:48am Reply
  • niko_mx

    I saw them in concert this last weekend. They kicked ass!

    1 Apr 7:02am Reply
  • uLookFantastic

    @ rahrahgaga, one stupid bitch votes this old foto from their different accounts ))

    11 Feb 10:06am Reply
  • griegomestizo3

    Hurt the Ones I <3

    16 Dec 2013 Reply
  • geidiprimes

    @inspiredbubbles their production, their lyrics, Maja's delivery of said lyrics, the artwork... it's all pretty tacky and embarrassing. Living In America + Dying To Say This have this youthful, spunky, clever sound, whereas their later efforts sound over-thought (Crossing The Rubicon), under-thought (Something To Die For) and over-produced. they've sacrificed their whole appeal for gloss. I caught their show here in Montreal in October and it was fantastic yeah, in a live setting I remember why I fell in love with em, but even then the new songs left me feeling kinda bored.

    14 Dec 2013 Reply
  • inspiredbubbles

    geidiprimes, why you say that? (Im genuinely curious, I went last week to their gig in Finland and it was awesome!)

    11 Dec 2013 Reply
  • geidiprimes

    they're so embarrassing these days :(

    10 Dec 2013 Reply
  • rahrahgaga

    let's change the main pic it's from 2006

    10 Dec 2013 Reply
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    8 Dec 2013 Reply
  • keane-win

    Great Day суперская

    7 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Youpidou

    Their early stuff is the best , but I like a lot Hurt the Ones I Love and Too Young to Die from the new album.

    23 Nov 2013 Reply
  • murgini

    I dont like this album,only the shake shake shake song is good for me.i sorry say that,because the sounds is my favourite band

    21 Nov 2013 Reply
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