THE MEN recording in the award winning Aerosol Grey Machine Studios.
Check Out the video “Four Good Men And True” by The Men from inside the AGM Studio!
We proudly announce that THE MEN producer Christoffer Lundquist is the first winner of Sir George Martin Music Award. In the jury’s statement we read: “With burning ambition to musical perfection Christoffer Lundquist transformed Vollsjö to a Scandinavian Abbey Road!”
Christoffer Lundquist is producer, musician and composer and he has produced over 100 albums for the Swedish and international artists. He has also been a member of Brainpool and also toured with Per Gessle and Roxette for the last 10 years.
Sir George Martin Music Award was set up one year ago in connection with the Beatles former producer’s visit in the southern Sweden to receive a honorary doctorate from Musikhögskolan in Malmö.
The prize is 100,000 SEK and will be handed at the official gala at Malmö’s Palladium on May 2nd, 2011. (Source Sydsvenska Dagbladet)
Our third album ”Four Good Men And True” is released by Heptown Records and available at http://www.CDBABY.com/Menthe
Check Out the first single ”Pack Up Your Memories” at
REVIEWS: THE MEN – FOUR GOOD MEN AND TRUE
“SWEDEN’S FINEST serve up a real cracker! Leaves you begging for more.”
(This Is The Modern World, UK)
“Eien grosses album einer grossen band!”
(Useless Fanzine, Deutschland)
“Classy soul-drenched, excellent. A band high on energy, creation & pride.
Take them to your heart!”
“The smartest pop music from Sweden since Tages. A future classic!”
REVIEWS: THE MEN – RETURN
“The Men play an explosive mixture of classic rhythm and blues, pop and soul, and with a swagger and enthusiasm that makes this record totally infectious…….you’d be hard pressed to find this type of music done better.”
-Jenny Alder, http://www.Americana-uk.com
RATING 8 out of 10
” Nearly 40 minutes of what they now call, “Neo Mod”, I call it FANTASTIC! and another Album you must have in your collection if you`ve any sense of Cool! ”
“Their inherent, punky flavoured r’n’b is hugely infectious…..Let’s hope they can make it to these shores for some sharp-suited, sweaty club action before too much longer.”
-Tim Pea****, http://www.whisperinandhollerin.com,
RATING 8 out of 10
“…this is THE album of the year so far, being so far out Men !!!”
-Goran Obradovic, http://www.POPISM-music.com
“Return is just the perfect blend of r’n’r, soul, beat, and pop, that can get any grumpy bastard
on the dance floor.”
-Jens Kofoed-Pihl, http://www.Lowcut.dk
RATING 5 out of 5.
” A darn fine live band, but ’til they hit your town check out this album.”
-Richard Karström, http://www.uppers.org
What the press said about the selftitled first album
THE MEN from 2002:
“Sweden‚s latest export…this is a rapid fire set of foot stomping party starters” – Rolling Stone
“The boys in The Hives are a big success…..but there are things grown MEN do better than boys” – Sydsvenska Dagbladet (Sweden)
“Every tune is a winner”
-Time Off Magazine (Australia)
“MOD ALBUM OF THE MONTH”
-Scootering, May issue 2003 (UK)
“Groovy. Gritty, Outstanding”
-Dagens skiva (Sweden)
“It’s a party right from the start…these Vikings are taking over”
“So freaking danceable”
-Beat Magazine (Australia)
“The result is a big soulful smile of a party!”
-Inpress Magazine (Australia)