In 2015 they performed at SXSW in Austin, TX and signed with label Digsin/Universal, where their debut album ”Ugly Youth” was released in 2017. Their latest single ”Young & Wild” premiered on prime time TV and spent the summer in top rotation on Swedish radio it was the 10th most played song on Swedish radio 2017. The Magnettes have been praised by sites and tastemakers like Earmilk, Perez Hilton, Popcrush and Elle Sweden and so far toured in over 10 countries. 2018 they’ll release new material, played Eurosonic Noorderslag in Holland, toured Europe and played Tallin Music Week and ENEA Spring Break and made their second appearance at SXSW.
Quotes around The Magnettes
“The Swedish duo is very reminiscent of fellow Swedish duo Icona Pop, whom we love.”
The pop hooks grab you, whilst the punk overtones give the song some real edge. All of which makes the debut album something to look forward to.
'Killers In A Ghost Town,' is a black-hearted love song and call to arms for every bored teenage girl who's outgrown her small town's offerings.
The Magnettes Rock Our Very ‘Bones’ With New Single
Drowned in sound
Swedish pop sensations The Magnettes, whose fast paced electro pop owes as much to Abba and Roxette as it does leftfield artists Ladytron or Surfer Rosa.
The Magnettes Are 'Killers In A Ghost Town' & Will Take Over The World
If you’ve been sleeping on The Magnettes then do yourself a favour and wake up!
IT’S ABOUT BEING AN OUTCAST AND AN UNDERDOG
Besides being called “Glitter Punk,” The Magnettes prefer to be more accurately described as “21st Century Fuck-Pop,” a genre we are more than willing to be down with.
With its glittery, sparkling production and peppy synths, the track is reflective of all that shiny, projected magic, with some deceptively dirty lyrics thrown in