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Little Dragon


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Formed in Gothenberg, Sweden in 1996, this electronic quartet are comprised of lead vocalist Yukimi Nagano (Vocals, Percussion), Håkan Wirenstrand (Keyboards), Erik Bodin (Drums), and Fredrik Källgren Wallin (Bass). The band debuted in 2006 with the "Test" single on the Scandinavian Off the Wall label, naming themselves after Nagano's nickname that she received for throwing tantrums while recording. The following year, Little Dragon signed with the larger British indie Peacefrog Records (Nouvelle Vague, etc.) for their self-titled debut album released in 2007. Its opening song, the hushed ballad "Twice," was featured during the 2008-2009 season of Grey's Anatomy. Later in 2009, the group released Machine Dreams, which showed new wave inspiration through bigger hooks. After Little Dragon collaborated on recordings by Gorillaz (Plastic Beach), TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek (Maximum Balloon), SBTRKT (SBTRKT), and Big Boi (Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumours), the band released a third album, Ritual Union, written and recorded during gaps in their schedule as worldwide support for Gorillaz. The record exposed them to a wider audience, charting in both the U.S. and the U.K. In 2012 the band, exhausted from touring, decided to take some time out to record their next album at their own studio space in Gothenburg. For the recording, they drew musical influences from Prince to Janet Jackson and claimed that the dark and cold Swedish winter played a part in shaping their sound. Preceded by the singles "Klapp Klapp," "Paris," and "Let Go," Nabuma Rubberband was released in 2014. ~ Stewart Mason & James Pearce
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Albums by
Little Dragon

Top Songs by
Little Dragon

  1.   Song
  2.   Ritual Union
  3.   Feather
  4.   Klapp Klapp
  5.   Sunshine
  6.   Twice
  7.   Please Turn
  8.   My Step
  9.   Shuffle a Dream
  10.   Blinking Pigs
  11.   Fortune
  12.   Crystalfilm
  13.   Let Go
  14.   Runabout
  15.   Nightlight
  16.   Brush the Heat
  17.   Paris
  18.   Never Never
  19.   Wanderer
  20.   Constant Surprises
  21.   Looking Glass
  22.   Wink
  23.   Nabuma Rubberband
  24.   No Love
  25.   Pretty Girls
  26.   Thunder Love
  27.   Forever
  28.   Mirror
  29.   Seconds
  30.   Precious
  31.   Stormy Weather
  32.   Recommendation
  33.   Cat Rider
  34.   Little Man
  35.   Come Home
  36.   A New
  37.   Place to Belong
  38.   Scribbled Paper
  39.   Pink Cloud
  40.   Lurad
  41.   Swimming
  42.   Turn Left
  43.   Little Dragon, Pt. 2
  44.   Little Dragon, Pt. 1
  45.   Killing Me
  46.   Only One
  47.   Underbart
  48.   When I Go Out
  49.   Test
  50.   After the Rain
  51.   Summerteary
  52.   Little Dragon, Pt. 3
  53.   Twice
  54.   She Walks Alone by Eva Be
  55.   Summertearz

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