Youngblood (band)

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Origin Sweden
Genres Pop
Years active 2011-present
Labels EMI
Members Christer Sjølie af Geijerstam
Henric Flodin
Marcus Sjöstrand
Oskar Kongshöj
Simon Johansson

Youngblood is a Sweden-based boy band made up of 5 members from both Sweden and Norway.[1] Members are Christer Sjølie af Geijerstam, Henric Flodin, Marcus Sjöstrand, Oskar Kongshöj and Simon Johansson. They are signed to the EMI record label.

The band was launched by renowned Swedish singer/composer Fredrik Kempe, and took part in Melodifestivalen 2012 with the song "Youngblood" written by Kempe with David Kreuger[2] and reached Second Chance and faced Sean Banan and failed to qualify to the following round or the Final 10.

Their debut was with the single "Blame It On You" by Alexander Kronlund and Quiz & Larossi.[3] They released their debut album Running Home to You immediately after their appearance on Melodifestivalen and release of "Youngblood" their song in the competition.

Following the release of Running Home to You on 7 March 2012, the band embarked on a promotional tour throughout Sweden.[4]



Year Album Peak Position Certifications Notes
2012 Running Home to You 7


Year Single Peak Position Album
2011 "Blame It On You"  – Running Home to You
2012 "Youngblood" 37
"American Girlfriend"  –


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