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Suburban Kids with Biblical Names

Like their name suggests, Suburban Kids with Biblical Brands draw on influences in the highly literate and playful ’90s U.S. indie picture. Traces of Sterling silver Jews, Pavement, and Magnetic Areas can be noticed. But a lot more than in fact sounding like these rings, the near-unique Suburban Children with Biblical Brands talk about their penchant for blending intelligent and funny lyrics with amazing traditional pop melodies, digital beats, and quirky instrumentation. The music group name is not only a Sterling silver Jews homage either: Peter and Johan are in fact suburban children — from Haninge, simply outside Swedish capital Stockholm — with undeniably biblical titles. The self-consciously geeky pop duo 1st appeared using the EP #1 on Labrador Information in 2004, after producing something of the buzz through the web. Making use of their first launch, offering the sublime meta-indie pop anthem “Lease a Wreck” because the EP’s lead-off monitor, they already appeared destined for underground stardom. Another EP, #2, premiered in the springtime of 2005, including another traditional A-side, the inde pop-meets-Afro-pop jewel “Funeral Encounter.” In Oct 2005 their eagerly expected full-length debut, unsurprisingly entitled #3, finally made an appearance, propelling them further into worldwide indie pop acclaim. In past due 2006 the music group authorized with U.S. label Minty Refreshing.

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