Liv (band)

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Liv
OriginSweden, United States
GenresIndie pop
Years active2016–present
LabelsIngrid
Associated acts
MembersLykke Li
Andrew Wyatt
Pontus Winnberg
Björn Yttling
Jeff Bhasker

Liv, stylized as liv, is a Swedish/American supergroup consisting of musicians Lykke Li, Andrew Wyatt and Pontus Winnberg of Miike Snow, Björn Yttling of Peter Bjorn and John, and Jeff Bhasker formed in 2016.[1] Liv is the Swedish word for "life".[2] Lykke Li described the band as "the love child of ABBA and Fleetwood Mac."[3] All band members are part of the Swedish artist collective Ingrid, which they spearheaded in 2012.

The band made their first appearance in April 2016 at a private party in Los Angeles.[4] Their second appearance was at the Spotify Symposium conference in Stockholm, Sweden on June 10, 2016.[5]

The band's debut single, "Wings of Love" was released on September 30, 2016. A music video for the song was uploaded to YouTube on October 12, 2016.[6] The band released a second song, "Dream Awake" on November 11, 2016.[7] On June 9, 2017, they released a third single, "Heaven".[8] On September 22, 2017, they released their fourth single "Hurts to Liv".[9]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Wings of Love" (2016)
  • "Dream Awake" (2016)
  • "Heaven" (2017)
  • "Hurts to Liv" (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yoo, Noah (30 September 2016). "Lykke Li, Miike Snow, Peter Bjorn & John Form Supergroup LIV, Share New Song "Wings of Love": Listen". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Liv - The Swedish Word for Life". Dailyswedish.com. 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Lykke Li Is Brewing Mezcal—And A New Supergroup". Nylon.com. 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Lykke Li Debuts Her New Band—And Soon-to-Launch Mezcal Brand—With a Hollywood House Party". Vogue.com. 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Liv performs live at Brilliant Minds Symposium in Stockholm, Sweden". LykkeLiDaily.com. 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  6. ^ "liv - Wings of Love (Official video)". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-06-10.
  7. ^ Lozano, Kevin (November 11, 2016). "LIV (Lykke Li, Miike Snow, Peter Bjorn & John) Share New Song "Dream Awake": Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 27, 2016. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  8. ^ "LIV (Lykke Li, Miike Snow, Peter Bjorn & John) Share New Song "Heaven": Listen". Pitchfork. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  9. ^ "Hurts to liv - Single by liv on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved September 23, 2017.