Kleerup

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Kleerup
Origin Stockholm, Sweden
Genres Electropop, synthpop, pop rock
Occupations Producer, drummer, Artist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Songwriter
Years active 2005 – present
Labels EMI, Warner Music
Associated acts Robyn, Cyndi Lauper, Teddybears, Lykke Li, The Meat Boys
Website kleerup.net

Andreas Kleerup, known professionally by his last name, is a Swedish record producer, drummer,[1] and member of the Swedish group The Meat Boys, from Stockholm, Sweden.[2] His first mainstream collaboration was as the producer of fellow Swedish artist Robyn's #1 UK single, "With Every Heartbeat", also included on Kleerup's self titled debut album.[3] He has also collaborated with Cyndi Lauper, Neneh Cherry, Lykki Li and Loreen. In 2009 he won the Swedish Grammis for Newcomer of the Year, Composer of the Year and Producer of the Year.[4]

2010 saw NME name him as one of the 20 hottest producers in music. [5]

His band Me & My Army released their debut album Thank God for Sending Me Demons in 2011.

Kleerup composed and recorded the music for the interval act at the first semifinal on May 14 of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, titled "Northern Light".

In September 2014 Kleerup announced the first of two mini LPs- "As If We Never Won"- [6] and shared "Let Me In" featuring Susanne Sundfør. H&M used the track for their Fall Fashion 2014 ad campaign in cinema, tv and online. [7]

Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • 2009 Hello Holla EP
  • 2009 Lead Singer Syndrome (with Markus Krunegård)
  • 2014 "As If We Never Won"

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions
SWE DK UK
2005 "Medication"
2007 "With Every Heartbeat" with Robyn 18 7 1
2008 "Longing for Lullabies" with Titiyo 7 10
"3AM" with Marit Bergman 35
"Forever" with Neneh Cherry 56 1
2013 "Requiem Solution" with Loreen
2014 "I Got You" with Ola Salo
"Let Me In" with Susanne Sundfør

1Not officially released as a single, but charted due to extensive downloading.

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