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Swedish songwriters punch above their weight in the pop world. Could Australia emulate that success? – ABC News

Due to a variety of factors, Sweden has become very good at producing hit songs for stars like Taylor Swift and Britney Spears. What can Australia learn from this?

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For a country of 10 million people, Sweden exerts an outsize influence on popular music.
You might think first of ABBA, but that’s just the starting point.
There’s Listen To Your Heart by Roxette. The Final Countdown by Europe. The Sign by Ace of Base. Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex. Lovefool by The Cardigans.
Swedish DJ and producer Avicii produced a string of global hits before his death in 2018.(Reuters)
As well as those hits, there are artists like Avicii, The Hives, Robyn and Jose Gonzalez a…

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