I'm getting old - time takes a certain toll:


1980


1991


2004


2014

Pelle Carlberg has been playing in bands since 1985. Most recently in Edson, a six-piece band with three splendid albums behind them.
For the moment he is concentrating on his solo project, but Edson might do a show when you least expect it.

Facts:
*Born in Uppsala, October 21, 1969

*On the new recordings he plays most of the instruments himself

*Likes uncool things (like "Landet runt" on Swedish television and cafés where you don't have to pay a fortune for a trendy cup of coffee)

*Dislikes male chauvinist pigs

*Has four children (two boys and
two girls)

*First real concert - Gyllene tider at Fyrishallen, Uppsala 1980 ("From that day I knew what I wanted to do with my life")

*Best concert - the first five with bob hund

Musical influences in some kind of chronological order:
Cat Stevens, Simon and Garfunkel, ABBA, The Beatles, Nationalteatern, Grease (the movie soundtrack), Gyllene tider, Magnus Uggla, Depeche Mode, Krafwerk, Simple Minds, U2, The Cure, Echo and the Bunnymen, Ratata, The Smiths, Camouflage, Dileva, Jakob Hellman, Marc Almond, Imperiet, Pixies, The Go betweens, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, The Church, Demorgue, Sugarcubes, Ride, The Lilac Time, Teenage Fanclub, Björk, Cornelis Vreeswijk, Nirvana, Dinosaur Jr, bob hund, Nick Drake, Eggstone, The Cardigans, Blur, Popsicle, Burt Bacharach, Doris, The Bear Quartet, Belle and Sebastian, The Velvet Underground, The Beautiful South, Nicolai Dunger, Van Morrison, Credence Clear Water Revival, The Strokes, Neil Young, Doktor Kosmos, Håkan Hellström, Jens Lekman, Suburban Kids With Biblical Names, [Ingenting], Anna Ternheim, The Hidden Cameras, The National, Perfume Genius, Of Monsters and Men.