1. The Cardigans' Nina Persson Reflects on Mega-Success of 'Lovefool,' 20 Years Later

    October 05, 2016 6:32 PM EDT "It took over our whole existence," she tells Billboard of ubiquitous song. Twenty years ago today, a Swedish alt-pop band called The Cardigans released a single very much unlike anything else they'd recorded, but which would change the course of the band's career. "…

  2. Danger Mouse And Sparklehorse Album Release Scrapped

    May 15, 2009 4:06 PM EDT It’s been one of the most hotly anticipated albums of 2009 since it was first announced: “Dark Night of the Soul,” a collaboration between the producer Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, Gorillaz, The Black Keys) and critically acclaimed psych-rock act Sparklehorse (a.k.a. Mark Linkous). Due to…

  3. Shudder To Think Regroups At New York Gig

    September 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Shudder To Think principals Craig Wedren and Nathan Larson joined each other on stage last night (Sept. 17) at New York's Mercury Lounge for the first time since the band split in 1999. Shudder To Think principals Craig Wedren and Nathan Larson joined each other on stage last night (Sept…

  4. Collaborations, Time Off Prove Key To The Cardigans' Return

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a four-year hiatus, the members of Sweden's Cardigans have returned with "Long Gone Before Daylight" -- and a radically different sound. It is a recording that offers fresh, stripped-down songs that mark a departure from the…

  5. Cardigans Working On New Album

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Swedish pop band the Cardigans are readying a new album for a fall release on Stockholm Records, Billboard.com has learned, although no specific release date has been announced. The band's future with Swedish pop band the Cardigans are readying a new album for a fall release on Stockholm…

  6. Billboard Bits: Tim McGraw, Nina Persson, and more

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Tim McGraw, Nina Persson, Echo & the Bunnymen, Republica. Tim McGraw will celebrate the release of his new Curb album, "Set the Circus Down" on Tuesday (April 24) with free performances in New York and Nashville. With his band the Dancehall Doctors, the artist will play…

  7. Cardigans Frontwoman Planning Solo Album

    February 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Cardigans frontwoman Nina Persson is preparing the release of a solo album, which is reportedly steeped in a country music vibe. Persson says the album will not compromise the future of the Cardigans, Cardigans frontwoman Nina Persson is preparing the release of a solo album, which is…