The Amazing

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The Amazing
Origin Sweden
Genres Indie rock
Psychedelic rock
Neo-psychedelia
Progressive rock
Jazz rock
Progg
Labels Subliminal Sounds
Partisan Records
Dine Alone Records (Canada)
Website Theamazing.se
Members Reine Fiske
Christoffer Gunrup
Fredrik Swahn
Alexis Benson
Moussa Fadera

The Amazing are a Swedish indie rock band, whose members include Reine Fiske, who plays with Dungen, and Christoffer Gunrup, who played in Granada and with Anna Järvinen. Fredrik Swahn, Alexis Benson, and drummer Moussa Fadera are also in The Amazing.

Self-titled debut[edit]

The Amazing released their self-titled debut on April 29, 2009 on Subliminal Sounds. The disc was reviewed by the Dagens Nyheter, and others[1] including Sydsvenskan,[2] and the Swedish morning broadsheet Svenska Dagbladet.[3] In connection with the first disc, the group played on the program P3 Pop on Swedish Radio P3.[4]

Gentle Stream to present[edit]

Gentle Stream was released in 2011. The Amazing did a Daytrotter session on December 5, 2012.[5] They played, "Gone" from the album on Late Night with David Letterman on January 18, 2013.[6] The Amazing appeared on World Cafe on February 6, 2013.[7]

Their fourth album, Picture You, was released on February 17, 2015. Allmusic noted that it "is the culmination of all their work, with a combination of wonderfully rich arrangements, inspired playing and singing, and a batch of lengthy songs that both warm the heart and expand the mind".[8]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • The Amazing (2009)
  • Wait for a Light to Come EP (2010)
  • Gentle Stream (2011)
  • Picture You (2015)[9]
  • Ambulance (2016) [10]
  • In Transit (2018)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nils Hansson (2009-05-06). "The Amazing: "The Amazing"". Dn.se. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Kultur & Nöjen - Sydsvenskan-Nyheter Dygnet Runt". Sydsvenskan.se. 2011-09-14. Retrieved 2013-02-08. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Självplågande folkrockare | Kultur | SvD". Svd.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-25. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  5. ^ "Daytrotter: The source for new music discovery and free MP3 downloads from the best emerging bands". Web.archive.org. 7 April 2015. Archived from the original on 7 April 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2018. 
  6. ^ "[HD] The Amazing - Gone - Live on David Letterman". YouTube. 2013-01-19. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  7. ^ World Cafe. "The Amazing On World Cafe". NPR. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  8. ^ Tim Sendra (2015-02-17). "Picture You - The Amazing | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-03-26. 
  9. ^ "The Amazing | Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-03-26. 
  10. ^ "The Amazing – "Ambulance"". Stereogum.com. 2016-05-26. Retrieved 2016-08-29. 

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