Magnus Lidehäll

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Magnus Lidehäll
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Photo: Märta Thisner
Background information
Also known as MagnusTheMagnus
Born (1985-06-10) 10 June 1985 (age 32)
Origin Uppsala, Sweden
Genres Pop, electro, hip hop
Occupation(s) Songwriter, producer
Years active 2002–present
Associated acts Madonna, Katy Perry, David Guetta, Sia, Avicii, Britney Spears, Wyclef Jean, Kylie Minogue, Seinabo Sey, Sebastian Ingrosso, Mapei, Galantis, Maskinen, Afasi & Filthy, Snook

Magnus Lidehäll is a Swedish award winning producer, composer and songwriter. He works extremely close with songwriting duo Vincent Pontare and Salem Al Fakir [1] – with whom he won the composer of the year award at the Swedish Grammy Awards in 2014.[2] Together they have produced, written, and/or co-written songs for: Madonna, Wyclef Jean & Avicii ("Divine Sorrow"), Veronica Maggio and Petter to name a few.

Career[edit]

Magnus Lidehäll started in a rap / hip hop duo alongside Herbert Munkhammar called Afasi & Filthy. "1990 Nånting", released with the band Snook in 2002, was their biggest hit. Between 2007-2008 he became a member of the successful formation Maskinen.[3] He left Maskinen to focus on writing and producing music for other artists. Today he has a great resumé working with both international and local Swedish artists such as: Seinabo Sey, David Guetta, Katy Perry, Madonna, Britney Spears and many more. He has also worked with producers such as Bloodshy & Avant and Sebastian Ingrosso.

Together with Bloodshy and Henrik Jonback Magnus co-wrote and produced "How I Roll" & "Trip To Your Heart" from Britney Spears's album "Femme Fatale",[4] which was released in March 2011.[5]

On Katy Perry's 2013 album "Prism".[6] he co-wrote and produced "Love Me" with Bloodshy, Vincent Pontare and Camela Leierth. He also co-wrote and produced the single "Don't Wait" from Mapei, released on Downtown Records in the same year [7] as well as her 2014 debut album "Hey Hey".

Magnus played a key role in breaking Seinabo Sey, co-writing and producing all songs on her debut EP "For Madeleine", for which he was awarded producer of the year at 2015's Grammis (Swedish Grammy Awards),[8] and her debut album "Pretend". He also collaborated on David Guetta's 2015 single "Bang My Head" (feat. Sia & Fetty Wap).

In 2016 Magnus released two songs under the name MagnusTheMagus - "Area" [9] and "Realligator".

Studio Gottefar[edit]

Studio Gottefar is managed by Magnus Lindhäll, Vincent Pontare and Salem Al Fakir and is located in the old Traxton studios near Slussen in Stockholm, Sweden. Jonas Wikström, friend of the trio and head of A&R at Universal Music Publishing Group Scandinavia, described Gottefar as "a creative hub for working with diverse artists and projects".[10]

Discography[edit]

Producer / writer credits
Song Year Album
"Cupid Boy" 2010 Kylie Minogue - Aphrodite
"One" Sky Ferreira - Single
"How I Roll" 2011 Britney Spears - Femme Fatale
"Trip To Your Heart"
"Haters anonymous" Sky Ferreira - As If!
"Antidote" (feat. MagnusTheMagnus) Style of Eye - Single
"Shameless" 2012 Coco Morier - Strangers May Kiss
"Hallucination"
"Got me good" Agnes - Veritas
"Afterlife" Coco Morier - INGRID Volym 1
"Love Me" 2013 Katy Perry - PRISM
"I Get What I Want" Coco Morier & Max Von Sydow - Gunwolf: Get Ready to Get Killed (Original Soundtrack)
"Strangers" Little Boots - Nocturnes
"You" 2014 Galantis - Galantis - EP
"Friend (Hard Time)"
"Got Me Good (Bassflow Remake) Agnes - Collection
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
"Don't Wait" Mapei - Hey Hey
"Change"
"Blame It On Me"
"Come On Baby"
"Things You Know Nothing About"
"As 1"
"Second To None"
"Believe"
"Step Up"
"Keep It Cool"
"What's Innit 4 Me"
"Baby It's You"
"No More Michael Jackson" Teddybears - Single
"Divine Sorrow" (feat. Avicii) Wyclef Jean - Single
"Bang My Head" (feat. Sia) David Guetta - Listen
"Rubber Band Stacks" 2015 Brooke Candy - Single
"HeartBreakCity" Madonna - Rebel Heart
"Wash All Over Me"
"Younger" Seinabo Sey - Pretend
"Pretend"
"Poetic"
"Hard Time"
"Easy"
"Words"
"Sorry"
"Who"
"Still"
"You"
"Ruin"
"Burial"
"Pistols At Dawn"
"River"
"Dark River" 2016 Sebastian Ingrosso - Single
"FLAGS!" (feat. LIOHN & Salvatore Ganacci) Sebastian Ingrosso - Single
"Another Dimension" MishCatt - Highlighter
"Gun To The Head"
"Saturn Eyes"
"Area" MagnusTheMagnus - Single
"Realligator" MagnusTheMagnus - Single
Producer / writer credits for local Swedish artists
Song Year Album
"Svennebanan" 2009 Promoe - Kråksången
"Dekadansen"
"Segertåget" Maskinen - Boys II Men
"Alla som inte dansar"
"Idiot" 2011 Lena Philipsson - Single
"Du suger" 2012 Maskinen - Framgång & Efterfrågan
"Stora trygga vargen"
"Mighty" (Feat. Newkid) 2013 Petter - Början på allt
"Början på allt" (Feat. Eye N' I)
"April"
"Håll om mig" (Feat. Daniel Adams-Ray)
"Tills döden skiljer oss åt"
"King" (Feat. Lilla Namo)
"Maj"
"Arbete"
"Alla vet" (Feat. Agnes)
"Fristad"
"Juni"
"Sitter på en dröm"
"Minnen del 2"
"Släpp mig fri"
"Sergels Torg" Veronica Maggio - Handen i fickan fast jag bryr mig
"Jag Lovar"
"Hela Huset"
"Va Kvar"
"Låtsas Som Det Regnar"
"Hädanefter"
"Dallas"
"Bas Gillar Hörn"
"I Min Bil"
"Mingla" Ansiktet - #DENNYARNBMANNEN
"Singel"
"Vi mot världen" 2016 Veronica Maggio - Den första är alltid gratis
"Pang pang"
Albums and EPs with Afasi & Filthy
Year Album
2002 Snus, Porr och Brännvin
2003 1990 Nånting EP
2005 Jag kunde inte bry mig mindre EP
2006 Hotell Stress
Skruvat & choppat av Afasi
Hotell Stress vol. 2
2008 Fläcken
Singles with Afasi & Filthy
Year Album
2003 "1990 nånting" feat. Snook
2004 "Bomfalleralla"
2005 "Le Parkour"
2006 "Hej hej"
"Eller hur!?"
2007 "Fredag hela månan"
2008 "Glider"
"Jobb"
"Sverigetrotters"

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