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Peer Åström (born 1972 in Ljusdal, Sweden) is a Swedish composer, lyricist, musician and record producer and partner with Anders Bagge. The two songwriters / producers are known as Bagge & Peer. They have together written and produced songs for Lara Fabian, Celine Dion, Madonna, Ace of Base, Ashley Tisdale, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez and several others. Åström is an accomplished musician playing bass guitar, keyboards and drums.
He was interested in music at a very young age. After high school, he studied music studies and moved to Stockholm and became a session musician for several artists. After Anders Bagge, already a renowned producer and songwriter heard a couple of Peer's songs he invited Peer to collaborate with him on some writing/recording projects. Later in 2001, Bag & Peer began to write and produce on a regular basis as a partnering couple. Åström eventually signed to Bagge's record company Murlyn Music Group (Murlyn Songs).
Peer alongside Anders Bagge, and others co-wrote Celine Dion's "Have You Ever Been in Love" and "Sorry for Love". As a result, he was invited to Miami, Florida by Celine Dion and her producer Vito Luprano to work on the rest of the album A New Day Has Come. The album went on to sell over 12 million copies worldwide. Celine Dion's cover hit single "I Drove All Night" was co-produced by Peer Åström. In 2007 Astrom also wrote the song "Fade away" for Dion's Album "Taking Chances", which sold over 3.1 million copies in 2007 alone.
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