One For The Many

One For The Many (Alternative Rock) - Sweden




We are a Swedish Alternative Rock band formed in 2019 by Joel Melin (singer, instrumentalist) and Kevin Klasson (singer, instrumentalist) when we met through our respective girlfriends. It was an instant match and writing began immediately. After 2 years, with a lot of playing around, finally we found the sound we were looking for.

Melodic, yet experimental. Fierce, yet catchy. Fat drums, hard vocals and lush choirs accompanied by existential lyrics pertaining to humanity, politics and the deep journey of life.



"I See Through You" Single Review
The track begins right away and brings with it a more synth laden Rock sound. The upbeat energy has some New Order vibes to it as it glides along and hits the soaring chorus. The chorus brings to mind shades of Radiohead and it really just goes all out. The bridge is a nice little breakdown and then a guitar solo enters the fray and simply crushes it. The chorus comes back in and closes things out nicely.

Verdict:
One For The Many continue their dominant Alternative Rock journey with their newest single.





"Moving Forward" Single Review
The track kicks right in with a melodic riff that takes hold of the listener with ease. The vocals enter the fray and glide along effortlessly with an Ok Computer era Radiohead like tone. The chorus cranks things up and everything comes together brilliantly with its melodic vocals and heavier instrumentation. The chorus transitions into the bridge and ending as the Rock vibes create a whirlwind of super catchy Alternative Rock that's easy to sing along to.

Verdict:
One For The Many hit on all cylinders with their newest single.



-Interview- (6/27/21)
1. How did you get started with music and how did you develop your sound? Who thought of the name “One For The Many" and is there any meaning behind it?

We both come from musical households, and have been involved with music our whole lives. A couple of years ago, when we met through our girlfriends, we took a shine to each other's musical abilities and started writing songs together. Finding our sound was difficult and took a long time, but with a lot of hard work and influences from such bands as Muse, Audioslave and Imagine Dragons, we finally found our true sound.

Kevin thought of the name "One for the many", and we liked the sound of the name, so we stuck with it.


2. What do you want people to take away from your music?

We want to be able to touch people, and tune into their feelings. We want the listener to feel the same emotions as we did when we wrote the songs, whether it's hope, anxiety, longing or happiness.


3. How would you describe your sound to the average listener?

Melodic, yet experimental. Fierce, yet catchy. Fat drums, hard vocals and lush choirs accompanied by existential lyrics pertaining to humanity, politics and the deep journey of life.


4. Who are three bands you’d like to tour with?

Muse, Badflower, and Queen.


5. How has Covid affected what you do as a band?

Covid has affected us all to one extent or another, but we've spent the time in the pandemic writing music and creating new material.


6. What’s your take on the current state of Alternative Rock?

We think the current state of Alternative Rock is still alive and thriving. There are many new, very exciting, bands that have the potential to take the genre to new heights. We hope to be one of them.


7. What’s the current music scene like there in Sweden?

There's a lot of pop, RnB and Hip Hop here in Sweden. Rock has its place, but has pretty much been demoted to a subculture.


8. What’s your take on the royalties that streaming services pay out to artists?

The royalties from streaming services are pretty low. However, money has never been the primary focus for us as a band. Our priority lies in our music, and reaching out to as many listeners as possible.


9. What’s next for One For The Many?

We have a lot of exciting new songs and videos coming up. Some songs are already recorded and ready for release, and others are embryos waiting to grow.