Monday, November 30, 2009

Taking Stockholm

After 10 years, Swedish new-wave quintet The Sounds has finally burst forth with 'No One Sleeps When I'm Awake...,' a poppy, synthesizer-heavy song that stands with the best of Missing Persons, Scandal, and Pat Benatar, with lead singer Maja Iversson standing tall in the shadow of Deborah Harry...

Third album's the charm for these sharp Swedes...

Watch the video for the ultra-catchy 'No One Sleeps While I'm Awake...'

Their biggest Swedish hit to date is 'Living In America,' from their similarly titled first album back in 2003, nailing down the Blondie look and coming ever closer to nailing their sound...

Here they are on Swedish TV performing their muscular next single, "Beatbox...'

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