BIO / DISCOGRAPHY:
Vargen (translates as 'The Wolf' in Swedish) is the stage and recording name of singer-songwriter Reine Johansson.
Genres: Americana, country, blues, folk, rock.
The album debut 'Sånger från Natten, sånger från Dan' (2017) featured new music set to Swedish author Dan Andersson's (1888-1920) darker poems.
'Tänk inte efter (Don't Think Twice - Bob Dylan in Swedish' (Vinyl/CD/DL 2019) featured new Dylan-approved translations by Vargen and collaborating singer Mia Rosengren. At this time, Vargen was joined by guitarist Dan Kristensen. 'Tänk inte efter' made good reviews even outside Scandinavia.
Vargen has also collaborated with Anna Vild on single 'To Stockholm From L.A.' and released the EP 'Bluesliv' (both 2019).
Latest release is 'Love/Leave - 11 Songs of Bob Dylan', released on vinyl/CD/DL on June 5, 2020.
Vargen's music can be found on all major music streaming services.