The Bland
SE Stockholm – Indie / Americana / Folk Rock / Rock
The Bland


The Bland - 17

Live Setup

Unplugged Yes
Cover band No
Members 5
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Label / Release Type Year
The Bland under exclusive license to BMG Rights Management Scandinavia AB
Ab67616d0000b273fe4597bd922ccecec0110103 Each Bend I Pass Album 2018
Ab67616d0000b273f04d4a8316b5da451091c400 Mighty Old One Single 2017
Ab67616d0000b273ff08a07c143ee491ee1e8d6f Head Oh Single 2017
Ab67616d0000b27374ab1574b7712063fa11861e The Winners Single 2016
Ab67616d0000b273339fb9a0dde3c090984a81b5 Annabel Lee Single 2016
Ab67616d0000b273fe5c671c560648f1077cae41 Monday Morning Single 2016
Ab67616d0000b2739dabe722490dd6e2deb15a43 17 Single 2019
Ab67616d0000b273e5e65d3d0c909eb9a5ebe8b9 Like the Rest Single 2019
Ab67616d0000b27318377ee5fbb8e3075ac6d32e Stop for Me Baby, Please Single 2019
Ab67616d0000b2730a300cf410e43cbcb846dc32 Fuckup Single 2019
97c10ebc97bfaa75dec187d35496614bddcd631c Wanderer (Edit) Single 2019
Ab67616d0000b2738f6d7a60a7f7c11c671e7fc9 Beautiful Distance Album 2019
The Bland
Ab67616d0000b27373f05b649f104e8e564b2daa Strangers on the Side of the Street Album 2014
Ab67616d0000b273219fcf0182686fbec55717d8 The Bland EP Single 2012
All rooms
Stefan Schumacher
All rooms
Stefan Schumacher
BMG Scandinavia
Olle Ronnback
Press Text
Axel is hanging upside down with his feet tied to the bass drum.

The yellow color the audience painted his face with during the show is pouring down into his eyes as he sings out we all should ”melt into the night together”. The Bland and the audience have entered an elevated state in the last song of their show, and it feels like everyone in the venue have lived a life together.

The energy outbursts, rituals and experimental parts in The Bland’s indie pop performances often evokes acts like Arcade Fire, The Doors and The Rolling Stones and they’re developing a reputation for their eccentric and sometimes nearly psychotic stage presence.

“Pure music euphoria and an enthusiastic audience, more is not possible.“ - Kieler Nachtrichten
”Reviving the rock genre” - Nothing but Hope and Passion
”Open and Uninhibited” - Rolling Stone Magazine

Despite recent success - where The Bland have found themselves touring nonstop internationally with hundreds of shows last two years, over a million streams on Spotify and tons of radio airplay - the five friends behind The Bland remain seated and curious and claim they get together in-between every single show to create something new every time they step on stage, both visually and musically.

Though originating from Sweden, The members of The Bland met by chance in New Zealand while traveling. After falling in love with each other musically, the friends decided to go busking the streets of the world together. As their music developed so did the crowds in the streets - and when armed police one night had to shut down a dancing crowd in Italy, The Bland decided to go back to Stockholm where they bought a red cabin for recording their stories.

The result was ’The Beautiful Distance’, an album, a documentary and the biggest tour The Bland are leaving for so far and though they’ve only seen the beginning, they already claim it’s changed their lives. If you get the chance to see this band live, and travel with them from poetic depth to euphoric emotion - grasp it with all your power.