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Peter Bjorn and John

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Concerts

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May 1, 2009 Hear the Swedish indie-pop hit-maker perform live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia.

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April 30, 2007 Hear Peter Bjorn and John with Fujiya and Miyagi recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.

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Studio Sessions

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August 23, 2011 Listen to the sunny, jaunty Swedish pop group as it plays a stripped-down set for KEXP.

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September 4, 2009 Hear the Swedish indie-pop hit-maker perform its new material in a session from WXPN.

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May 26, 2009 The Swedish trio plays electronic-influenced new material that bursts with rock 'n' roll energy.

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April 30, 2008 The Last Tycoon, from the Peter Bjorn and John singer, is an intimate, low-key affair.

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November 1, 2007 With steady touring and catchy whistling, Peter Bjorn and John is one of the year's hottest bands.

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June 11, 2007 The Swedish pop band talks about its music and plays some of its recent material in the studio.

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March 15, 2007 The Swedish pop group seems to focus on achieving the best hook-laden arrangements possible.

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Interviews & Profiles

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December 27, 2007 Victoria Bergsman sang on the hit song "Young Folks," but her solo album sounds very different.

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March 31, 2007 Peter Bjorn and John is a Swedish band that has broken into the American mainstream.

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Discover Songs

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December 20, 2007 All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton shares his picks for the best CDs of 2007.

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September 18, 2006 "Young Folks" is a breezy, melancholic slice of infectious pop.

News

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October 15, 2010 What is a song's "hook?" It's that part that sticks in your mind -- whether you want it to or not.

Reviews

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September 18, 2006 "Young Folks" is a breezy, melancholic slice of infectious pop.

More Stories

Yo Gabba Gabba, Vol. 4

October 9, 2012 New from Peter Bjorn & John off the new volume from the hit children's series Yo Gabba Gabba!

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Songs That Make You Feel Good

August 16, 2011 Enough crying — this week's All Songs explores the bright side of how music can alter one's mood.

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Peter Bjorn and John's new album is Gimme Some.

March 20, 2011 Hear the Swedish pop band's new album in its entirety until March 29.

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February 15, 2011 This week on All Songs Considered, the members of Seattle's Fleet Foxes break a three-year silence.

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Peter, Bjorn And John: "Breaker, Breaker"

January 22, 2011 Hear "Breaker Breaker," a sweetly caffeinated tune from the Swedish band's promising new record.

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