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Genre: swedish post-punk

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Swedish post-punk is a genre that emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s, characterized by its dark and moody sound, driven by heavy basslines and angular guitar riffs. The lyrics often deal with themes of alienation, social critique, and political commentary. The genre has evolved over time, incorporating elements of new wave, goth, and indie rock. Today, it continues to be a vibrant and influential part of the Swedish music scene.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Swedish Post-punk genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1970s 2
1979 2
1980s 131
1980 7
1981 20
1982 14
1983 24
1984 8
1985 17
1986 19
1987 3
1988 17
1989 2
1990s 19
1990 10
1993 3
1997 1
1998 2
1999 3
2000s 28
2004 1
2006 2
2007 11
2008 4
2009 10
2010s 96
2010 2
2011 7
2012 10
2013 11
2014 5
2015 11
2016 13
2017 25
2018 3
2019 9
2020s 38
2020 4
2021 10
2022 13
2023 10
2024 1
314 releases

Popular swedish post-punk Songs


Most popular swedish post-punk albums

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Synd
1986
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Love Poison
1989
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Jag önskar dig
1984
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En plats i solen
1982
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Holograms
2012
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Spinal Injuries / the Mannequins of Death (Spinal Injuries Outtakes)
1983
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True Moon
2016
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Venuspassagen (Bonus Version)
1981
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II
2023
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Kärlek eller ingenting
1983
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Force Of Habit (30th Anniversary Edition)
2017
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Allt Står I Lågor
1990
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A Soft-Hearted Killer Collection
1997

swedish post-punk music by decade

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List of swedish post-punk artists

Here is a list of swedish post-punk artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the swedish post-punk genre. You can find out what swedish post-punk genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 42 54192
2 27 7926
3 23 23774
4 18 4268
5 16 4161
6 21 19982
7 14 3531
8 17 2893
9 14 4718
10 15 5385
11 17 2926
12 7 1242
13 11 4519
14 9 2411
15 2 936
16 8 2323
17 5 588
18 5 493
19 5 365
20 5 306
21 3 2432
22 4 1002
23 4 788
24 4 247
25 4 932
26 3 63
27 1 227
28 2 614
29 3 798
30 3 1028
31 3 588
32 2 446
33 2 508
34 2 326
35 2 193
36 2 592
37 2 344
38 1 126
39 1 160
40 1 185
41 1 369
42 1 393
43 1 351

swedish post-punk playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular swedish post-punk music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.