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Eskobar is the name of a Swedish indie/pop band that was founded in 1996 some 30 kilometres north of Stockholm, in the small town of Ã…kersberga. The band features Daniel Bellqvist as its lead singer, Frederik ZÃ¤ll on guitars, and Robert Birming on drums.
= Eskobar has its roots in the early 1990s when Daniel Bellqvist left his band to join Frederik ZÃ¤llâ€™s band called FOF (an acronym for "Fish Or Fantasy?") in 1994. The two musicians had previously met in their high school band class. In their incarnation as FOF, Daniel played bass while Frederik played guitar, and since Grunge was the popular musical style of the time, the band settled on this genre as their signature style. During this time the band also changed its name to Cripplefish.
In less than a year, Cripplefish's sound began to evolve from Grunge into Pop, prompting the lead singer, Staffan, to leave the band. This shift in genre style led to a significant reformulation of the band. Cripplefish was renamed, this time taking the name The Bugs, but without a lead singer, Daniel was forced to pic...
|current members|| Daniel Bellqvist (vocals)|
Frederik ZĂ¤ll (guitars)
Robert Birming (drums)