Niki and the Dove

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Niki & The Dove
Niki and the Dove at Melt! music festival in Germany.JPG
Niki and the Dove from Stockholm, Sweden performing at Melt! Festival in Ferropolis, Gräfenhainichen Germany, 2012.
Background information
Origin Stockholm, Sweden
Genres Futurepop, indietronica, alternative dance, synthpop
Years active 2010–present
Labels TEN Music Group, Sub Pop, Mercury
Website nikiandthedove.com
Members Malin Dahlström
Gustaf Karlöf
Magnus Boqvist

Niki & The Dove are a Swedish indietronica duo from Stockholm, formed in February 2010. The group consists of Malin Dahlström (vocals) and Gustaf Karlöf (production), and are signed by TEN Music Group, licensed to Sub Pop and Mercury Records.[1] On 5 December 2011, the BBC announced that the duo had been nominated for the BBC's Sound of 2012 poll,[2] to which they ultimately finished in fifth place.[3]

Niki & The Dove is a winner of the 2013 European Border Breakers Awards. The European Border Breakers Awards honour the best new music acts in Europe. The award ceremony takes place at the Eurosonic Noorderslag music festival in Groningen (NL).

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
SWE
[4]
UK
[5]
Instinct 60 60

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
The Drummer
  • Released: 13 October 2011
  • Label: Sub Pop, Mercury
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[6]
"The Fox" 2011 Instinct
"DJ, Ease My Mind" 2012 103
"Tomorrow"
"Somebody"
"Love to the Test"

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"Mother Protect" 2012 Instinct

Music videos[edit]

Title Year Director(s) References
"DJ, Ease My Mind" (version one) 2010 N/A [7]
"Under the Bridges" N/A [8]
"The Drummer" 2011 N/A [9]
"Mother Protect" N/A [10]
"DJ, Ease My Mind" (version two) N/A [11]
"The Fox" 2012 N/A [12]
"Tomorrow" N/A [13]

Tours[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Organisation Award Result
2011 BBC Sound of 2012 Sound of 2012[2] Fifth

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lester, Paul (19 November 2010). "New band of the day – No 913: Niki and the Dove". The Guardian. guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Sound of 2012 – Niki And The Dove". BBC Music. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Geoghegan, Kev (2 January 2012). "Sound of 2012: Niki & The Dove". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Discography Niki And The Dove". Swedish Recording Industry Association. Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Official UK Albums Top 100". Official Charts Company. 26 May 2012. Archived from the original on 21 May 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 10.03.2012 (wk9)". Official Charts Company. The Zobbel Website. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "Niki & The Dove – DJ, Ease My Mind (Unofficial Video)". YouTube. 5 March 2010. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Niki & The Dove – Under The Bridges". YouTube. 10 August 2010. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Niki & The Dove – The Drummer". YouTube. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "Niki and the Dove – Mother Protect". YouTube. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Niki & The Dove – DJ, Ease My Mind". YouTube. 13 December 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "Niki & The Dove – The Fox". YouTube. 3 February 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  13. ^ "Niki & The Dove – Tomorrow". YouTube. 29 March 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 

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