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Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks celebrate 30 years with exclusive compilation album

Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks: Solna, Texas 1992-2022

The legendary band Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks turns 30 and Fanfar! is marking the occasion by releasing an elaborate collection of the band’s own favourites.

Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks was formed in Solna in November 1992 by the band’s eternal frontman Robert Johnson. Right from the start they put the pedal to the metal and the band’s signature style was equal parts Link Wray, Ennio Morricone, and rascally attitude.

Soon enough, they were a respected name in unabashed instrumental rock, both at home in Sweden and internationally. The breakthrough came with the album Fried on the Altar of Good Taste (2000) and the following year they were commissioned to score Fredrik Lindström’s comedy Känd från TV.

But soon enough – and typically for the band – they went against expectations and challenged their own audience by reincarnating as a synth duo. Robert Johnson and Punchdrunks have always gone their own way and they have done things with high quality after their own heart. 2017 saw the release of their latest original album – the acclaimed soundtrack (to a film that never made it to cinemas) Morte di Seeburg (also on Fanfar!).

Just in time for the 30th anniversary, we release Solna, Texas 1992-2022 – a limited edition vinyl compilation album. The lavish effort features Conny Nimmersjö of bob hund and KC BABY as executive producer. Conny has dug up the best master tapes possible from the archives and made sure the songs were remastered in the best possible way. A high quality product that we are very proud of.

The album release date is December 9, 2022.

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One in a Million is a strong sign of life from KC BABY

KC BABY: One in a Million - 1 / 1 000 000

The summer starts with a strong sign of life from KC BABY, the small band with the big emotions. 1 / 1 000 000 (One in a Million) is the title of their new single.

With their new single and video, KC BABY want to tell you that they are alive and well. More music to come. An album is scheduled to be recorded this fall.

1 / 1,000,000 (pronounced “One in a Million”) is about the good and bad of settling for what you have.

Kajsa Magnarsson plays synth and sings, Conny Nimmersjö plays guitar and sings chorus, Christian Gabel has produced and recorded in Studio Cobra, and David Sabel plays bass.

1 / 1 000 000 is a summery indie song to sing along to. Kajsa is delighted to have brought in a house piano. Conny is mostly just delighted.

Video by Astrid Askberger.

KC BABY: 1 / 1 000 000, video by Astrid Askberger


Artist: KC BABY
Title: 1 / 1 000 000 (En på en miljon, One in a Million)
Format: Digital single
Release: 2022-06-03
Producer: Christian Gabel
Cover: Esther Jemth
Photo: Hampus Andersson (photographer), Sara Björnstedt (stylist)