Release: 14 January 2022

Composer/Lyricist: Tomas Bäcklund Tuneström, Rebecka Digervall, Jonathan Bluth, Fredrik Söderström

Produktion & mix: Tomas Bäcklund Tuneström

Mastering: Pete Lyman, Infrasonic Sound

ISRC: SE5WA2200101
Label: K51 / David Lindgren Zacharias
Distribution: AWAL
Managment: Musichelp / Peter Åstedt / +46733792937

”Uh,-oh, we created a monster!”

Pajala’s finest pop trio The Magnettes has stumbled out of the studio, signed a new record deal, and return to form with new single ”Monster” – an upbeat, bass-driven bop blending doo-wop choruses, cut-throat horn stabs, new wave synths and a brushy street shuffle.

”Monster” is about that flirty, sexy, excruciating stage where it’s like ”will-they-won’t-they?”, singer Rebecka Digervall explains. You’re a nervous wreck,, trying to downplay your feelings but they’re growing and growing.

We’ve definitely been there, adds Sanna Kalla. The gushing, blood rushing, tingly thing that’s partly sweet, mostly unbearable.

The single will feature a 50’s small-screen noir video directed by Martin Åhlin, displaying their flare for playful retro looks and cinematic visuals.

The Magnettes hail from Pajala, Sweden and have toured in 19 countries including performances at SXSW, Summerfest, Canadian Music Week, Golden Melody Awards, Eurosonic and Reeperbahn Festival.

Their debut album ”Ugly Youth” dropped in 2017 and featured the singles ”Sad Girls Club”, featured on Netflix’s ”Elite”, and ”Young And Wild”, one of the top-ten most played Swedish tracks on national radio that year. Their single ”American” was in radio rotation throughout the summer, fall and winter of 2020.

As of 2021 they’re signed to K51, with ”Monster” being the first joint release. The feature-length documentary ”The Magnettes” will be viewed at Umeå Europeiska Filmfestival Nov 24th-28th.

Monster cover art by Rebecka Digervall


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Photo: Martin Åhlin
Photo: Martin Åhlin
Photo: Martin Åhlin
Photo: Martin Åhlin

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