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1996 – present (21 years)
Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Little Dragon is a music group based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The band is made up of Yukimi Nagano (vocals), Erik Bodin (drums), Fredrick Källgren (bass) and Håkan Wirenstrand (keyboards). Little Dragon's first release was a double-A-side 7" single on Off The Wall (later signed to Peacefrog) that had two tracks: Twice and Test.
Nagano was born and raised in Gothenburg to a Japanese father and American mother. She grew up listening to American folk, but she always had an affinity for R&B. Keyboardist Wirenstrand spent his childhood in Smaland before moving to Gothenburg where hearing a lot of Swedish folk music. Later he got into electronic and synth music. Bodin grew up hearing early hip-hop and jazz. Fredrik was influenced by experimental, noise and electro house.
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