born on 18/10/1974 in Jönköping, Sweden
Links www.cardigans.com (English)
His role in the group is as a guitarist and composer, but he also plays keyboard, vibraphone, and bass guitar, plus he provides some backing vocals. Peter uses a variety of guitars but his favorite guitars nowadays are a Fender Jazzmaster, Gibson Les Paul, Fender Telecaster and an Epiphone Crestwood. He is sponsored by Line6 and uses a VettaII amp.
His earlier musical experience included a few hard rock bands in his early teens. After that, it consisted of playing with a couple of bands with Magnus Sveningsson, a few years before The Cardigans formed. He started The Cardigans with Sveningsson in October 1992.
He has a sister, and lists his other interests as "anything musical".
He produced a cover version of Red House Painters' song "Cruiser", the original version featuring on the album Old Ramon.
He also released a solo album under the alias "PAUS"
He lives with TV presenter Ulrika Eriksson (formerly of MTV), and they have a son.
- Peter Svensson at the Internet Movie Database
|Lars-Olof Johansson · Peter Svensson · Bengt Lagerberg · Nina Persson · Magnus Sveningsson|
|Studio albums: Emmerdale · Life · First Band on the Moon · Gran Turismo · Long Gone Before Daylight · Super Extra Gravity|