The work then proceeded in Stockholm, where guests popped in the make their contribution to the record. Among others Martin Hederos (The Soundtrack of Our Lives) and Ane Brun. The result was a fantastic album. On Trading Happiness for Songs Lars Bygdén is showing an impressing diversity as a songwriter. From fast moving pop-songs as “Thinking ‘bout You” and “Dream On” to beautiful ballads like the first single from the album “This Road” and “For the Old Folks”.
“This Road” a duet with Norwegian supersinger Ane Brun, has gotten a lot of airplay on Swedish radio and the video has been the most requested video on Swedish music-channel ZTV. Lars Bygdén says that the work with Trading Happiness for Songs has meant that he finally got the chance to concentrate on the music dearest to his heart; the sad and the beautiful. On the 9th of February 2006 Lars got a Swedish indiegrammy (Manifest-award) for Trading Happiness for songs. Summer 2006 he release The Passenger EP. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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