Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Swedish pop-project I'm from Barcelona - band of Emanuel Lundgren consisting of not less than 29 musicians was born around 6 years ago when Emanuel has gathered his friends to start playing his music live and to turn his ideas to real records. Name of the band was inspired by Spanish waiter Manuel, a character on BBC Television's Fawlty Towers, as Emanuel's friends used to joke over similarity of their names.
First band's EP "Don't Give Up On Your Dreams, Buddy!" in 2006 was very well met by critics and in charts. Debut album "Let Me Introduce My Friends" has brought international success to I'm from Barcelona, UK opened doors for release of both album along with next "Who Killed Harry Houdini?" released in 2008. Band was touring a lot around Britain and later has come back home to record new album "Forever Today" that will see the light very soon. You can already check its artwork and tracklist here.
First single from "Forever Today" is "Get In Line" - exactly that sort of melodic Swedish indie-pop you can imagine when you see these words - relaxing light atmosphere, simple catchy synth-melody-line and smile sharing friends choir. So meet this great band, they're from Barcelona!