ARTIST / BAND: Miike Snow
FILE UNDER: Pop / Electronic / Indie
INFO: Miike Snow formed in 2007 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Band members Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg were childhood friends who spent time playing in bands and working on various projects in studios throughout Gothenburg. After separate moves to Stockholm they reunited in 2000. Then In 2004, whilst working on writing a pop album for someone else, the pair met the third band member, American songwriter Andrew Wyatt.
Karlsson and Winnberg collaborated under the moniker Bloodshy & Avant, and enjoyed a significant amount of success as producers and songwriters. They have worked with artists such as Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Kelis and won a Grammy for Best dance recording for the track "Toxic" by Britney Spears.