Peter Svensson

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Peter Svensson
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Background information
Birth nameAnders Peter Svensson
Born (1974-10-18) 18 October 1974 (age 45)
Origin Huskvarna, Sweden
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Record producer
  • songwriter
  • musician
  • guitarist
Years active1992–present
Associated acts

Anders Peter Svensson is a Swedish record producer, songwriter, and musician. He is the main songwriter and guitarist of the band the Cardigans. [1] [2] He started playing guitar at the age of eight, and in his teens he went on to play with local bands. After meeting bass player Magnus Sveningsson, they formed The Cardigans in 1992. Peter Svensson is credited with writing the music and melodies for almost all of the group's original songs.

In 1998, he released a side/solo project called Paus. All songs were co-written together with Joakim Berg from the band Kent. The drums were played by The Cardigans' drummer Bengt Lagerberg. In 1999, the Paus album and Svensson’s work on The Cardigans' fourth album, Gran Turismo, earned him a Swedish Grammy as Composer of the Year.

Svensson co-wrote (again with Joakim Berg) Swedish singer Titiyo’s album, Come Along. The single, "Come Along", was a big hit in 2001 and was awarded a Grammy for Song of the Year in Sweden.

Since the last album with The Cardigans, Super Extra Gravity, Svensson has written and produced songs for numerous international artists such as The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Ellie Goulding and One Direction.

Production and Songwriting discography

TitleYearAlbumSongwriterProducer
"I'm Ready" (with Demi Lovato)2020 Sam SmithTBAYes check.svg
"Bad Idea"2019 Ariana Grande Thank U, Next
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"Close To Me" (ft. Swae Lee)2018 Ellie Goulding & DiploBrightest Blue
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"Breathin" Ariana Grande Sweetener
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"Bloom" Troye Sivan - Bloom
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"No More"2017PRETTYMUCH – TBA
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"Would You Mind"
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"Calm Down" Skip Marley TBA
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"Rockin"2016 The Weeknd Starboy
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"Love to Lay"
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"A Lonely Night"
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"Ordinary Life"
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"What U Workin' With?" Justin Timberlake Trolls: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
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"Saw It Coming" G-Eazy feat. Jeremih Ghostbusters
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"Thinking Bout You" Ariana Grande Dangerous Woman
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"Touch It"
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"Sometimes"
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"Me Too" Meghan Trainor Thank You
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"Don't Need Nobody"2015 Ellie Goulding Delirium
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"Focus" Ariana Grande Dangerous Woman (Japan Exclusive Version)
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"Can't Feel My Face" The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness
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"In The Night"
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"Shameless"
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"I Really Like You" Carly Rae Jepsen - Emotion
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"Mama" Lunchmoney Lewis Bills EP
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"Good Thing" Sage The Gemini feat. Nick Jonas
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"Love Me Harder" (Ariana Grande & The Weeknd)2014 Ariana Grande My Everything
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"Rock n Roll"2013 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne
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"On A Roll" Icona Pop This Is...
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"Tumbling Down" Tessanne Chin Count On My Love
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"Chloe (You're the One I Want)" Emblem3 Nothing To Lose
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"Rock Me"2012 One Direction Take Me Home
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"Glassheart" Leona Lewis Glassheart
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"Come Along" (featuring CeeLo Green) Vicci MartinezVicci
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"Run Run Run"
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"Out Of Control"
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"Alive"
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"Little Faith"
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"Can’t Get Enough"2010 Eagle-Eye Cherry Can’t Get Enough
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"Your Hero"
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"One In A Million"
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"Love Me"2009 Justin Bieber My World
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"Something To Die For"2008 Carolina Liar Coming To Terms
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"When You Are Near"
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"Last Years Song"2006 Lisa Miskovsky Changes
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"Little By Little"2005 Marion Raven Here I Am
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"Come Along"2001 TitiyoCome Along
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"1989"
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"Love Has Left Your Eye"
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"My Heart Won"
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"Show"
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"Hold Her Tight"
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"Right Or Wrong"
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"I See Good In People"
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"Where Do We Go?(Last Time)"
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"Given Thing"
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"Time"
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"Kärlekens Tunga"2001Paus – "Plura 50, en hyllningsplatta
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