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The Soundtrack of Our Lives is an alternative rock
band which formed in 1995 in Göteborg, Sweden. The band consists of Ebbot Lundberg (vocals), Mattias Bärjed (guitar, vocals), Ian Person (guitar, percussion, vocals), Åke Karl Kalle Gustafsson (Bass, violin, vocals), Martin Hederos (keyboards) and Fredrik Sandsten (drums). Most of the band's members were formerlly members of the influential Swedish punk band Union Carbide Productions
The band had three very successful records in Sweden before their critically acclaimed breakthrough US release in 2001, Behind The Music
, which was nominated for the Best Alternative Album award at the 2003 Grammy Awards.
Led by singer Ebbot Lundberg, they are a combination of sixties rock giants like The Who
and The Doors
and seventies psychedelic
bands like Pink Floyd
. Their music is epic
Known for their marathon live shows and crazy on-stage antics, Q magazine named them as one of the "50 Bands To See Before You Die
" in September of 2002.
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) used their song Big Time
as one of Wrestlemania 21's theme songs in 2005. "Big Time", along with Mother One Track Mind
, was featured on the Gran Turismo 4 soundtrack.
They toured the US in 2005 with friends Oasis
in support of their album Origin Vol. 1
Their latest album Communion
was released in November 2008.
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