Peter, Bjorn and John

Scandi-pop tunesmiths

Music is normally supposed to bend rules, to rebel, but with Peter, Bjorn and John, strict guidelines enhance everything they do. They don’t allow themselves to be in the studio for more than four hours at a time, while another code is to always try to capture the spontaneity of the first take. Surely something that’s easier said than done, but the three-piece do their best. All three members play a number of instruments in the studio, which not only demonstrates their all-round talent, but enforces one of the ‘rules’ the trio have while making music. “We can all play different instruments to different standards, but it’s the person with the idea on that instrument who is one to play it in the studio,” explains Bjorn.


Peter Moren , John Eriksson , Bjorn Yttling


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