Throw It to the Universe

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Throw It to the Universe
Studio album by The Soundtrack of Our Lives
Released 18 April 2012 (Europe)
Recorded Svenska Grammofonstudion
Impressound Studio
Genre Alt-Rock
Producer The Soundtrack of Our Lives
The Soundtrack of Our Lives chronology
Throw It to the Universe

Throw It to the Universe is the sixth and final studio album by the Swedish band The Soundtrack of Our Lives.

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

The Soundtrack of Our Lives, often abbreviated T.S.O.O.L., was a Swedish rock band that formed in Gothenburg in 1995 and disbanded in 2012. The band's style draws heavily from sixties and seventies rock and punk, such as Rolling Stones and Iggy and the Stooges. Psychedelic rock is another strong influence for the band, and psychedelic and mystical references are also prominent in the band's lyrics and aesthetics. The abbreviation 'OEOC', which features on all their albums, refers to the phrase "as above, so below" from Hermeticism.


One of the founding members of The Soundtrack of Our Lives, Björn Olsson, plays guitar and sings on three songs on the album. His photo can also be seen in the album credits. [1]

Track listing

All tracks written by Ebbot Lundberg and Ian Person, except where noted.

Ebbot Lundberg Swedish singer

Torbjörn "Ebbot" Lundberg is a Swedish artist, songwriter and music producer who lives in Gothenburg, Sweden. From 1995 to 2012, he was the lead singer of The Soundtrack of Our Lives‚ which he co-founded with Björn Olsson and Ian Person,

1."Throw It to the Universe" Ebbot Lundberg 3:44
2."You Are the Beginning" Mattias Bärjed, Lundberg5:03
3."When We Fall" 4:11
4."Where's the Rock?" 2:52
5."Freeride"Lundberg, Bärjed2:44
6."Waiting for the Lawnmowers"Lundberg, Bärjed1:29
7."Faster Than the Speed of Light" 3:45
8."Reality Show"Kalle Gustafsson Jerneholm, Lundberg3:12
9."Busy Land"Lundberg, Björn Olsson2:31
10."If Nothing Lasts Forever" 4:17
11."Solar Circus" 3:59
12."What's Your Story?" 3:59
13."Shine On (There's Another Day After Tomorrow)"Lundberg, Olsson4:42
Total length:46:33


Mattias Bärjed Swedish musician

Tore Mattias Bärjed is a Swedish musician, songwriter and music composer. Between 1997–2012 he was a guitarist for The Soundtrack of Our Lives, co-writing many of their songs, such as "Sister Surround", "Bigtime" and "Second Life Replay". Since around 2007 Bärjed has been active as a film music composer, and in 2015 he received the Guldbaggen award for his soundtrack to the film Gentlemen.

Martin Hederos Swedish musician

Martin Hederos is a founding member of Nymphet Noodlers and The Soundtrack of Our Lives. He is also a member of the duo Hederos & Hellberg together with Mattias Hellberg, as well as ex-Esbjörn Svensson Trio bassist Dan Berglund's Tonbruket collective. He has released two albums with Nino Ramsby; Visorna (2004) and Jazzen (2006).

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  1. CD/LP booklet 2012