Arvingarna

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Arvingarna
Arvingarna 2013-04-11 001.jpg
Background information
Origin Gothenburg, Sweden
Genres Dansband
Years active 1989–present
Labels Sony Music
Members Casper Janebrink
Lars Larsson
Kim Carlsson
Tommy Carlsson

Arvingarna is a Swedish dansband,[1] which was formed in 1989 and which competed in the Swedish Melodifestivalen in 1993, 1995, 1999 and 2002. In 1993 they won with the song '"Eloise" and represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993, where the song finished 7th.

The band's name ("The heirs") refers to the group member's parents, who also were active in "dansbands".

Arvingarna plays a form of dansband music that is it inspired by pop music and rock music, and has laso being described as a boyband.[2] Janebrink will participate in Stjärnornas stjärna which will be broadcast on TV4.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
SWE
[3]
1992 Coola killar 49
1993 Eloise 7
1994 Tjejer 9
1995 För alltid 14
1996 Då & nu 38
1997 Nya spår 41
1998 Airplane  –
1999 Lime 13
2001 Diamanter 17
2005 #8 23
2007 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree 42
2009 Underbart 35
2009 Arvingarna upp till dans 35
2009 Änglar och en massa kärlek 20

Compilation albums

Year Album Peak positions
SWE
[3]
2002 Collection  –
2007 All Included - Arvingarnas största hits från 1992-2007 26
2017 Våra allra bästa 14
[4]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
SWE
[3]
1993 "Eloise" 10 Eloise
1995 "Bo Diddley" 21 För alltid
1997 "Pamela" 2 Nya spår
1999 "Det svär jag på" 39 Lime
2005 "Hon kommer med sommaren" 52 #8

Members[edit]

  • Casper Janebrink (Lead vocals and bass)
  • Lars Larsson (Lead vocals and keyboard)
  • Kim Carlsson (Lead vocals and guitar)
  • Tommy Carlsson (Lead vocals and drums)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs
  2. ^ Michael Nystås (21 December 1999). "1999 blev pojkarnas år" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Arvingarna discography". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 30 June 2017. Click on "Veckans albumlista".
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Christer Björkman
with "I morgon är en annan dag"
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
1993
Succeeded by
Marie Bergman and Roger Pontare
with "Stjärnorna"