Mattias Andréasson

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Mattias Andréasson
Mattias Andréasson E.M.D.jpg
Background information
Also known as dmaSOUL
Born (1981-03-29) 29 March 1981 (age 36)
Origin Sweden
Genres Pop, R&B, Soul
Associated acts E.M.D. (2007–2010)

Mattias Andréasson (born 29 March 1981 in Västerås), Swedish singer and Swedish Idol 2007 contestant[1] (in which he came 5th place). As a student he attended the Adolf Fredrik's Music School in Stockholm.[2] He is also known as dmaSOUL. He was part of the Swedish band E.M.D., which was active between 2007–2010.[3]

Idol[edit]

For his first audition in Idol 2007, Mattias sang the Musiq Soulchild hit Just Friends. During the Qualifying week he sang Never Again by Justin Timberlake, and Again by Lenny Kravitz.

Round Song Original artist Theme
Audition Just Friends Soulchilds -
Final audition Man in the Mirror Artis/Band Solo song
Qualifying Semifinal (first song) Never Again Justin Timberlake -
Qualifying Semifinal (second song) Again Lenny Kravitz -
Final 1 Would I Lie to You Baby Charles & Eddie One hit wonders
Final 2 Your Song Elton John Music from movies
Final 3 Summerlove Justin Timberlake Hit song
Final 4 Heal the world Michael Jackson Inspiring songs
Final 5 If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Love song
Final 6 This Is It Melba Moore Disco
Final 7 World's Greatest R. Kelly Gospel

Mattias was voted out of Idol on 16 November 2007 finishing 5th overall.

After Idol[edit]

Mattias Andréasson (center) in E.M.D trio in 2008

His version of Elton John's Your Song was released as a single and reached 48th place on Hitlistan.

In E.M.D.

During Autumn 2007, he formed Swedish trio E.M.D., with previous Idol contestants Erik Segerstedt and Danny Saucedo. Their first single, a cover of Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting's hit "All For Love",[1] rose to 3rd place on Hitlistan on 20 December of the same year. The band broke up in late 2010.[3]

In Melodifestivalen 2012

Mattias Andréasson took part in Melodifestivalen 2012, a preliminary round to pick the representative of Sweden in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, by singing the song "Förlåt mig" (meaning Forgive Me in Swedish) written by him. He sang it in the third semi-final, held on 18 February 2012 in Tegera Arena, Leksand,[4] but he did not qualify for the final.

Discography[edit]

Mattias Andréasson in Karlstad 2008
Mattias Andréasson

Studio albums[edit]

Solo[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
"Your Song" 2007 48 Non-album singles
"Förlåt mig" 2012 41
"Bara för ikväll (Du är så baby)" 2013
"Moment 22"
(with Albin)
2014 Din soldat EP and Dyra tårar
"Frank"
(with Albin)
2015 26
  • GLF: Platinum
Frank EP and Dyra tårar
"Rik"
(with Albin)
2016 19
  • GLF: Platinum
Non-album single
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mason, Stewart. "Review: A State Of Mind". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "EMD släpper julskiva på svenska". Noizegate Music (Swedish music magazine). 10 November 2009. Retrieved 2014-12-06. 
  3. ^ a b Ek, Torbjörn (2010-12-05). "Ny storlåt – då lägger EMD ner". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2013-07-24. 
  4. ^ Bokholm, Mirja. "Melodifestivalen 2012: Artisterna som tävlar i Leksand och Malmö" (in Swedish). Sveriges Television. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 

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