Kleerup

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Kleerup
Andreas Kleerup 2013-02-18 001.jpg
Kleerup in 2013
Background information
Origin Stockholm, Sweden
Genres Electropop, synthpop, pop rock
Occupation(s) Producer, drummer, artist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter
Instruments Singer, percussion, piano, guitar, synth, keyboard
Years active 2004–present
Labels EMI, Warner Music
Associated acts Robyn, Cyndi Lauper, Teddybears, Lykke Li, The Meat Boys
Website kleerup.net

Andreas Per 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, Lykke 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]

In 2010, NME name Kleerup one of the 20 hottest producers in music.[5]

His band Me and My Army released their debut album Thank God for Sending Demons in 2011.[6]

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,[7] and shared credit of the song "Let Me In" with Susanne Sundfør. H&M used the track for their Fall Fashion 2014 ad campaign in cinema, TV and online. [8]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Title Chart Positions
SWE UK
2008 Kleerup 7
2012 Aniara 47

EPs[edit]

Year Title Chart Positions
SWE UK
2009 Hello Holla EP
Lead Singer Syndrome
(with Markus Krunegård)
2014 As If We Never Won 52

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)
2015 "Imorgon är en annan dag" 43
"Så länge skutan kan gå" 54
"Beautiful Life" 60[9]

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

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