The Pusher (band)

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The Pusher
The Pusher.jpg
The Pusher live during Kiel Week 2011
Background information
Origin Sweden
Genres Pop
Years active 2007 (2007)–present
Labels EMI
  • Jakke Erixson
  • John Hårleman
  • Pontus Karlsson
  • Karl-Ola Solem

The Pusher is a Swedish music group.


The Pusher was founded in summer 2007 and consists of the members Pontus Karlsson (drums), Jakke Erixson (vocals, bass), Karl-Ola Solem (guitar) und John Hårleman (keyboard). The four musicians come from different places in Sweden and have come together to make music. The band signed with EMI.

Their debut album, The Art Of Hit Music, was released on 19 August 2011. The first single, Blinded By The Dark, went straight to number one on the Swedish iTunes charts. The second single release, Blow Me And Run, followed on 4 November 2011,


Hårlemans ancestors designed the Stockholm Palace. Thus, the family has a private room for them in the palace. In addition, his father is a knight.[citation needed]

Erixson was born in Gränna, the city in which polkagris was invented.


Year Album details Chart positions Sales Certifications
(sales thresholds)
2007 The Art of Hit Music
  • Released: 19 August 2011
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: CD

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