8 reasons why Sweden rocks

Did you know that Sweden is the world’s most successful exporter of chart music, in relation to GDP? From ABBA toswed_music Swedish House Mafia and Robyn, via Roxette and The Cardigans, there always seems to be at least one Swedish act at the top. Here are eight reasons why Sweden, with 9.6 million inhabitants, rocks the music scene globally.

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    Walter Ty
    February 24, 2014 at 09:48

    I first got hooked on ABBA back when I purchased a cassette of their “Arrival” album. The fact that it took so long for the Swedish government to acknowledge the export potential of the kingdom’s music industry underscores this “royal Swedish envy” (den kungliga svenska avundsjukan) in Swedish society.

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