guess is that Consequences have played at all venues in Stockholm
the last two years or so. I have seen the most of them. Every
show has been really impressive and what strikes you the most
is the power and the quality of the songs. It doesnt
matter if they play acoustic and stripped down with only candles
lit in a tiny basement club or with the whole band at an outdoor
festival. The songs are so good performed in any way.
to the single Release Me From Love. Its
timeless. It sounds like 80s Cure, 90s Flaming
Lips and 00s Arcade Fire combined with a classic swedish
sense for melodies. It was a long time ago since I heard someone
singing the word please so convincing as Jonas
If that please
is the bands wish for people to please wait for the
album I can only say that I want to hear it now, but I sure
can wait if it turns out as good as the songs promise. Im
really looking forward to hear my live favourites recorded.
Songs like Birds are singing, that has the kind
of groove and soul feel like The Band had, I do it all
for love that sounds a bit like Todd Rundgren and Wilco
and Some kind of magic, which is a beautiful ballad
that will be aired on Classic ballad radio stations in the
of Consequences began with bassplayer/songwriter Mattias Areskog
who in one year wrote 200 or more songs, just because he had
to, in his tiny wardrobe studio (called M.Wardrobe).
Then he wanted to form a true democratic band only with good
friends. He therefore involved old friend and vocalist/guitarist
Jonas Heijkenskjöld, whom he had a swedish cult-band
together with ten years ago, along with new friends met on
the road touring or playing together: organ-player Åsa
Jakobsson, guitarist Daniel Jansson and drummer Richard Ankers.
Together they are one of the best hidden secretes of the popscene
The members has previously toured and recorded with swedish
artists as Marit Bergman, Frida Hyvönen, Melody Club,
Anna Ternheim, The Slaves, Peter Bjorn & John, Mattias
Hellberg and Friska Viljor.
The debut album is produced by Ronald Bood (Mando Diao, Shout
out louds etc) and has been honoured in swedish press as one
of the best albums of the year.
album, full of smashing hits" wrote Nöjesguiden,
who gave the grade 5/6. Dagens Nyheter said "Romantic
refrains that makes you want to cry of hapiness", Magazine
Veckorevyn rated it 5/5, Metica 9/10 and Chili 4/5.
The first single
from the album, Release Me From Love, scored number
15 in the swedish single chart. It's been on frequent rotation
on Swedish Radio P3, P4, Studentradion and Radio Stockholm
and the video will start spinning on MTV in december.
During september october Consequences toured in Sweden as
support to Marit Bergman. Around the time for the album release
Consequences played in Stockholm, Göteborg and London.
A second swedish tour is planned for the spring.
Värjö, The Concretes