Warner Music Sweden

Warner Music Sweden
Founded 1949
Genre different
Country of origin Sweden
Location Stockholm
Official website warnermusic.se
Logo of Metronome Records from the 1961

Warner Music Sweden (previously Metronome Records[1]) is a Swedish record company and label,[2] a subsidiary of Warner Music Group.[1] Warner Music Sween has been etablished in 1949 by Anders Burman, Lars Burman and Börje Ekberg[3] and her base it is in Stockholm.[1]

It concentrated on pop and jazz and had operations in Sweden, Denmark, and Germany. The label signed Alice Babs, Sonya Hedenbratt, Ola Magnell, Charlie Norman, Pugh Rogefeldt, Kalle Sändare, Bernt Staf, Owe Thörnqvist, and Cornelis Vreeswijk

During 1949–65, Metronome's jazz catalogue also included Arne Domnérus, Rolf Ericson, Lars Gullin, Bengt Hallberg, Zoot Sims, and Toots Thielemans.[4]

In 1979, it was purchased by Warner Music Group.

In 1998 Anderson Records was merged with Warner Music Sweden.[5]


The list contains artists signed directly to Warner Music Sweden.[6]

See also


  1. 1 2 3 "Warner Music Sweden AB". mic.stim.se. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  2. Musikindustrin website: Metronome – Sveriges viktigaste och bästa skivbolag firar 60 år (Swedish)
  3. Westin, Lars (2002). Kernfeld, Barry, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 2 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 753. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.
  4. Yanow, Scott (1998). "Labels". In Erlewine, Michael; Bogdanov, Vladimir; Woodstra, Chris; Yanow, Scott. All Music Guide to Jazz (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books. p. 1335. ISBN 0-87930-530-4.
  5. "Warner Music Sweden AB". mic.stim.se. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  6. "ARTISTER" (in Swedish). warnermusic.se. Retrieved 2016-11-26.


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